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Taxon: Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 29749
Place of publication: Rep. Bot. Exch. Club Soc. Brit. Isles 3:422. 1914
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Bee plants:
  • Environmental: revegetator
  • Fuels: fuelwood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran (s.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan


References:

  1. Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:450.
  2. Fagg, C. W. & J. L. Stewart 1994. The value of Acacia and Prosopis in arid and semi-arid environments J. Arid Environm. 27:9.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 53.6, Ex. 20
  6. Luna, R. K. Plantation trees. (Plantation Trees)
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  9. Nasir, S. M. & M. Athar 1998. Fuelwood as an energy source (Phytologia) 85:106.
  10. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  11. Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. (Ill L Qatar)
  12. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  13. Watson, J. F. Index to the native and scientific names of Indian and other eastern economic plants and products. 1868 (Names Watson)

Check other web resources for Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?29749. Accessed 18 December 2018.