EPPO Global Database

Ziziphus spina-christi(ZIPSC)

Code created in: 2004-04-24

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ZIPSC
  • Preferred name: Ziziphus spina-christi
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Willdenow


Northern and western Africa to Tanzania, Western Asia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ziziphus amphibia Chevalier
Ziziphus spina-christi subsp. spina-christi (Linnaeus) Willdenow

Common names
Name Language
Christ's thorn jujube English
jujubier commun French
espinheiro-de-cristo Portuguese
sheizaf matzui Hebrew
שֵׁיזָף מָצוּי Hebrew