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Taxon: Prosopis tamarugo F. Phil.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 29774
Place of publication: Verh. Deutsch. Wiss. Vereins Santiago 1:159. 1886
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (grazing)
  • Environmental:
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile (n.)


References:

  1. Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:469.
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  3. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  4. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)

Check other web resources for Prosopis tamarugo F. Phil. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29774. Accessed 16 November 2018.