Taxon: Prosopis hassleri Harms

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 316397
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13:523. 1915
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Oct-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as shade/shelter (fide J Arn Arb 57:479. 1976)
  • Animal food: forage (fide J Arn Arb 57:479. 1976)
  • Materials: potential as wood (for timber fide J Arn Arb 57:479. 1976)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina Chaco, Formosa, Santa Fe; Paraguay


  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:478.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • 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)

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