Balanites aegyptiaca var. aegyptiaca

This variety is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Israel to Arabian Peninsula.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
S1–3 Eritrea, Ethiopia, Egypt and westwards to Senegal and southwards to Zimbabwe, also western Arabian peninsula and the Jordan valley.
Ecology
Altitude range 40–230 m.
Vernacular
Kulan, kullun, shilan (Somali).

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Balanites aegyptiaca var. aegyptiaca appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2008 Robertson, S.A. [7541], Kenya K000612920 No
Dec 1, 2004 Smith, P.A. [2496], Botswana K000511061 No
Dec 1, 2004 Smith, P.A. [1745], Botswana K000511060 No
Jan 1, 1993 Ehrenberg, C.G. [s.n.], Sudan K000199531 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Smith, P.A. [2414], Botswana K000511059 No
Jan 1, 1993 Smith, P.A. [2414], Botswana K000511058 No
Jan 1, 1993 Hagerup, O. [231], Mali K000386693 No
Oct 1, 1988 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [4394], Burkina Faso K000386690 No
Oct 1, 1988 Sihvonen, J. [12], Burkina Faso K000386691 No
Jan 1, 1988 Suckert [73], Somalia K000199530 Yes
Jan 1, 1988 Geerling, C. [2663], Mali K000386694 No

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Curtis, B. & Mannheimer, C. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia: 1-688. The National Botanical Research Institute, Windhoek.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. J. S. Sands & M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

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