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Taxon: Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 100107
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3):119. 1892
Name verified on: 17-Oct-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Jul-2009
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad [s.?]; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Zaire [n.]
    West Tropical Africa: Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia

References:

  • Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali.
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames.
  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae). J. Arnold Arbor. 57:455.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Lebrun, J.-P. et al. 1972. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
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Check other web resources for Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.:

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?100107 (24 October 2014)

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