EPPO Global Database

Ziziphus mauritiana(ZIPMA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ZIPMA
  • Preferred name: Ziziphus mauritiana
  • Authority: Lamarck


Southern Mediterranean, Central Asia, Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina, China, Malesia, Sahel, tropical and central Africa. Introduced in southeast Africa, Mascarene islands, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean, South America (Northwest and northern Brazil)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ziziphus mauritiana var. deserticola Chevalier
Ziziphus mauritiana var. muratianus (Maire) A.Chevalier
Ziziphus mauritiana var. orthocantha (de Candolle) A.Chevalier
Ziziphus muratiana Maire
Ziziphus orthocantha de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
ber English
Indian jujube English
filzblättriger Jujubenstrauch German
indischer Jujubenstrauch German
ber French
datte chinoise French
dunks French
jujube French
jujube indien French
masa French
pomme Chinee French
prune indienne French
regi pandu French
jujuba-da-Índia Portuguese
diān cì zǎo Chinese
滇刺枣 Chinese
bidara Indonesian