Taxon: Prosopis glandulosa Torr. var. torreyana (L. D. Benson) M. C. Johnst.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 100104
Place of publication: Brittonia 14:82. 1962
Name Verified on: 29-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Dec-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon, - Sonora
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:516.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. 1980 (F New Mex)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. 1987 (F Utah)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. 1980 (F Baja)


Check other web resources for Prosopis glandulosa Torr. var. torreyana (L. D. Benson) M. C. Johnst. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.