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Taxon: Prosopis affinis Spreng.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 100106
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 2:326. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as fodder
  • Environmental: shade/shelter

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Tarija] Peru [Ica, Piura, Tumbes]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Córdoba, Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero] Paraguay, Uruguay (w.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969-. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  3. Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae). J. Arnold Arbor. 57:488.
  4. Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Prosopis+affinis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia
  7. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  8. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. 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.

Check other web resources for Prosopis affinis Spreng. :

  • 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
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100106. Accessed 23 July 2019.