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

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
aegyptiaca (L.) Delile var. aegyptiaca Cb,N,C,SDescription, Image
aegyptiaca (L.) Delile var. quarrei (De Wild.) G. GilbertN,WS
maughamii SpragueSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Balanites:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Balanites
Flora of Caprivi: Balanites
Flora of Malawi: Balanites
Flora of Mozambique: Balanites
Flora of Zimbabwe: Balanites

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Balanites
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Balanites
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Balanites
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Balanites
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Balanites

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Balanites.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=796, retrieved 25 September 2020

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