Taxon: Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 310684
Place of publication: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 2:192. 1827 (Acct. pl. Rocky Mts.)
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide Fagg & Stewart, 1994)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Lampe & McCann)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon, - Sonora, - 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, - Utah

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Djibouti; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Libya
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Free State, - Eastern Cape, - Northern Cape, - Western Cape, - North West
    • West Tropical Africa: Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Southern America

    • : South America

References:

  • 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)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Fagg, C. W. & J. L. Stewart 1994. The value of Acacia and Prosopis in arid and semi-arid environments J. Arid Environm. 27:9.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  • 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)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • 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. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image