Taxon: Prosopis nigra (Griseb.) Hieron.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 29764
Place of publication: Bol. Acad. Nac. Ci. Republ. Argent. 4:283. 1882
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Sep-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as shade/shelter (fide J Arn Arb 57:506. 1976)
  • Animal food: potential as forage (fide Trop Leg)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Cordoba, - Buenos Aires, - Catamarca, - Chaco, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Formosa, - Jujuy, - La Rioja, - Salta, - San Juan, - San Luis, - Santa Fe, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Tarija

References:

  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:164.
  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:503.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. 1969- (F EntreR)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  • 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)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image