Taxon: Prosopis reptans Benth.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 316400
Place of publication: J. Bot. (Hooker) 4:352. 1841
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, - Cordoba, - Corrientes, - Rio Negro, - San Juan, - San Luis, - Santa Fe, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman
    • Western South America: Peru - Huancavelica


  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:459.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • 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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