Taxon: Prosopis glandulosa Torr. var. glandulosa

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 29756
Name Verified on: 09-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • honey mesquite  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz, - Yucatan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada


  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:514.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. 1980 (F New Mex)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)


Check other web resources for Prosopis glandulosa Torr. var. glandulosa :

  • 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.