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Taxon: Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.

Genus: Ziziphus
Family: Rhamnaceae tribe: Paliureae.
Nomen number: 42285
Place of publication: Encycl. 3:319. 1789
Name verified on: 19-Aug-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Aug-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Chinese-apple   (Source: Kellermann, p.c.) – English
  • Chinese-date   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – English
  • common jujube   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • cottony jujube   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Indian jujube   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Indian-cherry   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – English
  • Indian-plum   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – English
  • beri   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – Transliterated Arabic
  • bor   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – Transliterated Arabic
  • nabaq   (Source: Ill L Qatar ) – Arabic
  • nabbak-el-fil   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – Transliterated Arabic
  • sidr   (Source: Ill L Qatar ) – Arabic
  • dian ci zao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • jujubier   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – French
  • filzblättrige Jujube   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • ber   (Source: F Iran ) – India
  • azufaifo africano   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • indisk jujuber   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [possibly native]; Nepal
    Indo-China: Myanmar [possibly native]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Kiribati - Gilbert Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flore du Cameroun.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967–. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  • Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India. Biodivers. & Conservation 13:459.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production.
  • Norton, J. et al. 2009. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Press, J. R. et al. 2000–. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource).
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. 2:310 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:310.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
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