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, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen

Introduced into:

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

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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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?
Fischer, C.E.C.; Karelin, G.S, [s.n.] K000725135 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schlechter, M. [s.n.] South Africa K000417152 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schlechter, M. [s.n.] South Africa K000417153 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [2676] Yemen K:SPC-59841.000 No
Somalia K000380480 Holotype Yes
Karelin, G.S. [s.n.] K000725143 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schlechter [11402] South Africa K000417144 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tatarinow, A,A. [s.n.] K000725177 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schlechter [7933] South Africa K000417149 Unknown Type Material Yes
Garside, S. [4565] South Africa K:SPC-26623.000 No
Welwitsch [1637] Angola K000417061 Unknown Type Material Yes
Eichler, H. [17952] Australia K000607932 Type Yes
Collenette, I.S. [6378] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-52270.000 No
Burchell [1584] South Africa K000417146 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bunge, A.A., Von. [s.n.] K000725179 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000725178 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sep 1, 1983 Gillett, J.B.; Watson, R.M. [23803] Somalia Fagonia K000417162 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 2018 El-azazi, E.M. [96] Qatar Tetraena K000342423 No

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

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images