EPPO Global Database

Balanites aegyptiaca(BALAE)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BALAE
  • Preferred name: Balanites aegyptiaca
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Delile

Notes

Southern and eastern Mediterranean, Western Asia (Arabia, Yemen), Africa generally (except Namibia and South Africa)


Common names
Name Language
desert date English
Egyptian balsam English
Egyptian myrobolan English
single-thorned torchwood English (ZA)
thorn tree English
zachum oil tree English
ägyptischer Zachunbaum German
balanite d'Egypte French
dattier du desert French
hagueleg French
dattero deserto Italian
tamareira-do-deserto Portuguese
tamareira-do-Egipto Portuguese
zakkum mitzri Hebrew
זַקּוּם מִצְרִי Hebrew
enkeldoring-fakkelhout Afrikaans