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Taxon: Prosopis torquata (Cav. ex Lag.) DC.

Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 316404
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:448. 1825
Name verified on: 04-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Sep-2007
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL*, NC*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • prosópis   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, La Rioja, Mendoza, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman

References:

  • Burkart, A. 1976. A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae). J. Arnold Arbor. 57:462.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. 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., 1999
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Images:

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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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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?316404 (23 September 2014)

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