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Taxon: Prosopis pubescens Benth.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 29768
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 5:82. 1846
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 8 (7 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • screw-bean  (Source: Leg Tex) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (w.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Nevada (s.), Utah (s.w.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora]


References:

  1. Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:465.
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  4. Fagg, C. W. & J. L. Stewart 1994. The value of Acacia and Prosopis in arid and semi-arid environments J. Arid Environm. 27:9.
  5. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  6. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  7. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  8. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  9. Turner, B. L. The legumes of Texas. (Leg Tex)
  10. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)
  11. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Prosopis pubescens Benth. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=29768. Accessed 18 October 2018.