Taxon: Prosopis ferox Griseb.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 29754
Place of publication: Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 24:118. 1879 (Symb. fl. argent.)
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Sep-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • prosópis  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Jujuy, - Salta
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Chuquisaca, - Potosi, - Tarija


  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:468.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Prosopis ferox Griseb. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.