3980.000 Balanites Delile

Sands, M.J.S. (2001) The Desert Date and its relatives: a revision of the genus Balanites Kew Bulletin 56(1) 1-128

Description of the genus

Description as for the family

Worldwide: 25 species extending from tropical Africa to Burma

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Balanites aegyptiaca var. aegyptiaca

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
aegyptiaca (L.) Delile var. aegyptiaca N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
maughamii SpragueN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
pedicellaris Mildbr. & Schltr. subsp. pedicellaris N,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Balanites:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Balanites
Flora of Caprivi: Balanites
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Balanites
Flora of Malawi: Balanites
Flora of Mozambique: Balanites
Flora of Zambia: Balanites

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Balanites
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Balanites
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Balanites
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Balanites
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Balanites
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Balanites
JSTOR Plant Science: Balanites
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Balanites
Plants of the World Online: Balanites
Tropicos: Balanites
Wikipedia: Balanites

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Balanites.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=796, retrieved 18 May 2024

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