Taxon: Prosopis ruscifolia Griseb.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 316403
Place of publication: Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 19:82; Pl. lorentz. 34. 1874
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Sep-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • algaroba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pau-de-espinho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Trop Leg)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Chaco, - Corrientes, - Formosa, - Salta, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia

References:

  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:166.
  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:474.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • 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)

Check other web resources for Prosopis ruscifolia 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.