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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 1188. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/10/2018)
Acceptance : Accepted
Species profile     (Last Modified On 11/25/2019)
Typical Adult Height Range (m): 4-8, 8-12, >12
Exceptional Height (m) [Note: often only attained in more mesic conditions]: 35
Life Form: Monocot Tree
Habitat(s): Watercourses, Freshwater Wetlands
Substrate(s): Sandy
Global Regions of Occurrence: North Africa, West Africa, North-east Africa, West Asia, Central Asia
- Geographic Range: Origin unknown. Cultivated from West Africa through Arabia to Afghanistan
Single-country Endemic: No
IUCN Redlist Category: NE (Not Evaluated)
Lifespan: Medium (50-200 years)
Armament (spines, thorns, etc.): yes
Management practice(s): Coppicing
Tolerance(s): Salinity
Uses: Food/Beverages, Fuel, Timber, Craft Materials, Medicinal



Specimens whose coordinates are enclosed in square brackets [ ] have been mapped to a standard reference mark based on political units.
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