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Taxon: Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 310684
Place of publication: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 2:192. 1827 (Acct. pl. Rocky Mts.)
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Jul-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Common names:

  • honey mesquite   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa]
  • honey mesquite   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – English   [Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana]
  • honey mesquite   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • western honey mesquite   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana]
  • heuningprosopis   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans   [Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana]
  • mesquite   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Libya
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Djibouti; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West Tropical Africa: Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Eastern Cape, Free State, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    South America [tropical]

References:

  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae). J. Arnold Arbor. 57:514.
  • 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.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • 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 glandulosa Torr.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

More:
  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?310684 (25 October 2014)

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