Zygophyllum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 385 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Macaronesia, Medit. to Mongolia and India, Africa, SW. U.S.A. to N. Mexico, Peru to Chile.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Altay, Angola, Arizona, Baleares, Botswana, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, China North-Central, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Greece, Gulf States, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, North Caucasus, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Qinghai, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen

Introduced into:

Colorado, France, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Sardegna, Texas, Washington

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan. Norrlinia 24: 1-166.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 285.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 182 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 385 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Engler in E. & P. Pf., ed. 2, 19a: 160-166 (1931)
  • Hadidi in Webbia 33: 48-72 (1978)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 182 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 385 (1753)
  • van Huyssteen, Morphologisch-systematische Studien über die Gattung Zygophyllum mit besonderer en Berücksichtigung der afrikanischen Arten, Dissert. Math.-Naturwiss. Fak. Univ. Berlin (1937)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Collenette, I.S. [6378], Saudi Arabia 52270.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [2676], Yemen 59841.000 No
Sep 1, 1983 Gillett, J.B. [23803], Somalia Fagonia K000417162 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0