Taxon: Prosopis torquata (Cav. ex Lag.) DC.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 316404
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:448. 1825
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:

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

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, - Chaco, - Corrientes, - La Rioja, - Mendoza, - Salta, - San Juan, - San Luis, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman


  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:462.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • 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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