1. Family: Sapotaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Sideroxylon L.
      1. Sideroxylon spinosum L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Morocco, W. Algeria, N. Western Sahara, N. Mauritania.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Western Sahara

    Introduced into:

    Canary Is., Spain

    Sideroxylon spinosum L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 193 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Stride, G., Nylinder, S. & Swenson, U. (2014). Revisiting the biogeography of Sideroxylon (Sapotaceae) and an evaluation of the taxonomic status of Argania and Spiniluma Australian Systematic Botany 27: 104-118.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Argania spinosa.]

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0