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Taxon: Prosopis nigra (Griseb.) Hieron.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 29764
Place of publication: Bol. Acad. Nac. Ci. Republ. Argent. 4:283. 1882 (Pl. diaph. fl. argent. 89)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 12 (7 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage
  • Environmental: potential as shade/shelter (fide J Arn Arb 57:506. 1976)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [Tarija]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman] Paraguay, Uruguay (w.)


References:

  1. Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:164.
  2. Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:503.
  3. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  6. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  7. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  8. 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. (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Prosopis nigra (Griseb.) Hieron. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29764. Accessed 16 October 2018.