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Prosopis juliflora


Accepted name

Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Synonyms

Acacia cumanensis Willd.3
Acacia juliflora (Sw.) Willd.9, 10, 11
Acacia salinarum (Vahl) DC.9
Algarobia juliflora (Sw.) Heynh.3, 9, 10
Desmanthus salinarum (Vahl) Steud.9
Mimosa juliflora Sw.3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Mimosa piliflora Sw.10, 11, 12
Mimosa salinarum Vahl3, 9
Neltuma bakeri Britton & Rose3, 9, 10, 19
Neltuma juliflora (Sw.) Raf.3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19, 21
Neltuma occidenatlis Britton & Rose3
Neltuma occidentalis Britton & Rose3, 9
Neltuma pallescens Britton & Rose3
Prosopis bracteolata DC.3, 9, 12
Prosopis cumanensis (Willd.) Kunth3
Prosopis domingensis DC.3, 9, 12, 14
Prosopis dulcis Kunth var. domingensis (DC.)Benth.9
Prosopis vidaliana Fern.-Vill.3, 9, 22

Taxonomy

Tribe: Mimoseae;  Genus: Prosopis

Vernacular names

Algarrobe23; Bayahonda24; Bayahonda Blanca24; Bayahonde24; Bayarone24; Bayarone Fran‡ais24; CambrĒn24; Cashaw2; Kabuli Kikar (Hi)25; Mesquite23; Mesquite26; Mesquite1; Mostrenco27; Vilayati Babul (Hi)25; Vilayati Khejra (Hi)25; Vilayati Kikar (Hi)25; pinard23; pinard23

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Uses

Forage3; Forage28; Wood3; Wood6; Environmental1; Forage1; Wood1

Notes

Introduced from Mexico.29; Native to South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.23


Geographical records

Asia1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 22, 25, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41:   China(I)8, 31, Hainan(I)8, India(I)3, 4, 25, 28, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, Indonesia-ISO(I)22, Iran(I)30, Iraq(I)30, Java(I)22, Myanmar(I)35, Nepal(I)36, Pakistan(I)6, Philippines(I)22, Sri Lanka(I)5, Taiwan(I)8, Vietnam(I)3

Australasia1, 22, 42:   Australia(I)42, Papua New Guinea(I)1, 22

Australia:   New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia

Caribbean2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 43, 44:   Antigua-Barbuda(I)44, Bahamas(N)26, Barbados(I)44, Cuba(N)3, 24, Dominican Republic(N)3, 24, Haiti(N)3, 24, Jamaica(I)2, Montserrat(N)3, 24, Netherlands Antilles(I)3, Puerto Rico(I)3

Central America3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 43, 45, 46, 47:   Costa Rica(N)46, El Salvador(N)3, 9, 12, 19, Guatemala(N)3, 9, 19, 47, Honduras(N)3, Mexico(N)23, Mexico (North & Central)(N), Mexico (South East)(N), Nicaragua(N)3, 9, 12, 43, Panama(N)3, 9, 10, 19

China:   Guangdong8

India:   Andhra Pradesh35, Assam35, Bihar35, Delhi37, Goa35, Gujarat32, Haryana38, Jammu-Kashmir35, Karnataka28, Kerala35, Madhaya Pradesh39, Maharashtra33, Orissa25, Pondicherry35, Punjab40, Rajasthan34, Tamil Nadu35, Uttar Pradesh41, West Bengal35, Yanan35

Indian Ocean7, 23:   Madagascar(I)7, Mauritius(I)23, Reunion(I)23

Middle East30:   Bahrain(I)30, Kuwait(I)30, Oman(I)30, Saudi Arabia(I)30, South Yemen(I)30, United Arab Emirates(I)30, Yemen(I)30

North America2, 14, 16, 19, 21, 22:   United States(N)2, 14, 16, 19, 21

Pacific Ocean48:   Hawaii(I)48

South America3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 22, 23, 47, 49:   Brazil(I)3, 15, 47, Colombia(N)3, 9, 10, 12, 13, 47, 49, Ecuador(N)3, 11, Peru(N)3, Venezuela(N)3, 9, 10, 12, 47, 49

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 22, 23, 24, 26, 50, 51, 52;  Illustration1, 8, 23, 24, 26, 50, 51

Sources

2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2005-10 Agababian M (French vern. names)

References

1:Verdcourt, B. (1979) A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
2:Adams, C.D. (1972) Flowering Plants of Jamaica Univ. West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
3:Burkart, A. (1976) J. Arnold Arbor. 57 (4): 450-525 Monograph of Genus Prosopis
4:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
5:Kostermans, A.J.G.H. (1980) Mimosaceae. In Flora of Ceylon, Vol. 1. M.D. Dassanayalu....
6:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 36. Mimosaceae. Karachi: Univ. of Karachi
7:Du Puy, D.J. et al. (2002) The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
8:Wu, T.L. (1988) Mimososoideae. In: Fl. Reip. Pop. Sinicae, 39 (Leguminosae 1)
9:Johnston, I.M. (1962) Brittonia 14 (1): 72-90 N. Amer. Mesquites Prosopis Sect. Algarob
10:Schery, R.W. (1950) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37 (2): 184-314 Leguminosae-Mimosoideae
11:Wiggins, I.L. & Porter, D.M. (1971) Flora of Galapagos Islands Leguminosae
12:Burkart, A. (1940) Darwiniana 4 (1): 57-128 Materiales para.. Monografia Prosopis
13:Garcia-Barriga, H. & Forero, E. (1968) Catalogo Ilustrado de Las Plantas de Cundinamarca 3: 1-136
14:Leon, H. & Alain, H. (1951) Flora de Cuba 2: 224-367 Leguminosas
15:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
16:Matuda, E. (1981) Gobierno del Estado de Mexico. Las Legum. del Estado Mexico
17:McVaugh, R. (1987) Flora Novo-Galiciana 5: 1-786. Leguminosae
18:Palacios, R.A. & Bravo, L.D. (1974) Darwiniana 18 (3-4): 437-452 Estudio Morfologico-Prosopis-Arge
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22:Nielsen, I.C. (1992) Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
23:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
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26:Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982) Flora of the Bahama Archipelago. 1692pp J. Cramer
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28:Singh, N.P. (1988) Flora of Eastern Karnataka Vol. 1
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30:Lock, J.M. & Simpson, K. (1991) Legumes of West Asia: A Checklist. RBG, Kew.
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32:Shah, G.L. (1978) Flora of Gujarat State Vol. 1
33:Kamble, S.Y. & Pradhan, S.G. (1988) Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra
34:Shetty, B.V. & Singh, V. (1987) Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Flora of India Series 2
35:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
36:Shrestha, K.K. (1998) Revised checklist of the Legumes of Nepal (manuscript)
37:Maheshwari, J.K. (1963) The Flora of Delhi
38:Kumar, S. (2000) .. Leguminosae of Haryana. Indian J. Forest. Addit Ser. 11
39:Singh, A.N. (1993) In: Verma, D.M. & al. (Eds.) Flora of Madhya Pradesh, Vol. 1.
40:Sharma, M. (1990) Punjab Plants Check-list
41:Mishra, B.K. & Verma, B.K. (1992) Flora of Allahabad distr., Uttar Pradesh, India. Dehra Dun.
42:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
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44:Howard, R.A. et al. (1988) Dicotyledoneae Part 1. Fl. Lesser Antilles Arnold Arboretum
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46:Janzen, D.H. & Liesner, R. (1980) Brenesia 18: 15-90 Check-list Lowl. GuanacasteProv. Costa Rica
47:Palacios, R.A. & Bravo, L.D. (1975) Darwiniana 19 (2-4): 357-372 Estudio Morfologico-Prosopis, II
48:Wagner, W.L. et al (1990) Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Vol. 1.
49:Solbrig, O.T. & Bawa, K.S. (1975) J. Arnold Arbor. 56 (4): 398-412 Isozyme Variation-Prosopis
50:Collenette (1985) Flowers of Saudi Arabia
51:Rechinger, K.H. (1986) Flora Iranica. 161: Mimosaceae.
52:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands


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Nomenclature

TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

APNI (Australian Plant Name Index): nomenclatural database in Canberra

Rhizobia

database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan



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