Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Brassicales

Salvadoraceae - Mustard family

Vickery, A.R. (1983) Salvadoraceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1)

Description of the family

Trees or shrubs, unarmed or spiny. Stipules minute or 0. Leaves opposite, simple, often coriaceous. Inflorescence of dense axillary or terminal fascicles or panicles. Flowers usually 4-merous, bisexual or unisexual. Calyx-lobes 2-4. Petals 4. Stamens 4. Ovary 1-2-locular. Fruit a berry or drupe.

Worldwide: 3 genera and 11 species, occurring in warm and often dry places in the Old World.

Zambia: 2 genera and 4 taxa.

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GenusContent
Azima Lam.Description
Salvadora Garcin. ex L.Description

Other sources of information about Salvadoraceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Salvadoraceae
Flora of Caprivi: Salvadoraceae
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Salvadoraceae
Flora of Malawi: Salvadoraceae
Flora of Mozambique: Salvadoraceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Salvadoraceae

External websites:

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



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Family page: Salvadoraceae.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=201, retrieved 18 July 2024

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