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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Santalales

Familiae: Ximeniaceae
Genus: Ximenia
Species: X. americana – X. caffra – X. coriacea – X. glauca – X. horrida – X. intermedia – X. parviflora – X. perrieri – X. pubescens – X. roigii
Name

Ximenia Plum. ex L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1193. (1753)

Type species: Ximenia americana L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1193 (1753)

References

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 1193.
Hassler, M. 2020. Ximenia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 18. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Ximenia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Ximenia. Published online. Accessed: May 18 2020.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Ximenia in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Vernacular names
eesti: Pasapähkel

Ximenia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Olacaceae. The generic name honors Francisco Ximénez, a Spanish priest.[2]

Selected species

Ximenia americana L.
Ximenia caffra (large sourplum) Sond.
Ximenia coriacea Engl.
Ximenia roigii León[3]

Formerly placed here

Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile (as X. aegyptiaca L.)[3]

Image gallery

Ximenia americana leaves at Chilkur near Hyderabad, India.

Ximenia americana leaves & fruit at Chilkur near Hyderabad, India.

References

"Genus: Ximenia L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-08-25. Retrieved 2011-01-10.
Genaust, Helmut (1976). Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen ISBN 3-7643-0755-2
"GRIN Species Records of Ximenia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-01-10.

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