Taxon: Prosopis ruscifolia Griseb.

 
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 316403
Place of publication: Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 19:82; Pl. lorentz. 34. 1874
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • algaroba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pau-de-espinho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (n.e.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (e.)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman] Paraguay (w.)


References:

  1. Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:166.
  2. Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae) J. Arnold Arbor. 57:474.
  3. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  4. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  5. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  6. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  7. 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 ruscifolia Griseb. :

  • 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.

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=316403. Accessed 25 May 2018.