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Taxon: Prosopis pubescens Benth.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 29768
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 5:82. 1846
Name verified on: 29-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 4 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.


Common names:

  • screw-bean   (Source: Leg Texas) – English

Economic importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production   (fide Fagg & Stewart, 1994)
  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide F CalifJep)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae). J. Arnold Arbor. 57:465.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Fagg, C. W. & J. L. Stewart. 1994. The value of Acacia and Prosopis in arid and semi-arid environments. J. Arid Environm. 27:9.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  • Turner, B. L. 1959. The legumes of Texas.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.
  • Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Prosopis pubescens Benth.:


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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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?29768 (16 September 2014)

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