Taxon: Prosopis alpataco Phil.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 316388
Place of publication: Anales Univ. Chile 21:394. 1862
Link to protologue:
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 Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chubut, Corrientes, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza, Neuquen, Rio Negro, San Juan, San Luis; Chile
    • Western South America: Bolivia Cochabamba, Tarija


  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:517.
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. (F BuenAir)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • 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 alpataco 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
  • 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.