1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Prosopis L.
      1. Prosopis chilensis (Molina) Stuntz

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Peru to N. Argentina.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Algarrobo, Algarrobo Blanco, Algarrobo De Chile, Algarrobo Panta, Arbol Blanco, Capesi, Cupesi, Kabuli Kikkar, Mesquite, Tcako, Vilayati Babul, Vilayati Khejra, Vilayati Kikkar
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    Use
    Chemical products, Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Wood

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Chile Central, Chile North, Peru

    Introduced into:

    Cape Provinces, Djibouti, El Salvador, Free State, Honduras, India, Myanmar, Namibia, Senegal

    Prosopis chilensis (Molina) Stuntz appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2012 Meneces, E. [429], Bolivia K000764345
    Jan 1, 2012 Arroyo P.L. [3561], Bolivia K000764346
    Jan 1, 2012 Linneo, I. [929], Bolivia K000764347
    Jan 1, 1958 Hartweg [76], Mexico K000503366
    Robertson, S.A. [7638], Kenya K000823780
    Gaumer, G.F. [1899], Mexico K000503362
    Gaumer, G.F. [1354], Mexico K000503363
    Gaumer, G.F. [641], Mexico K000503364
    Gentry, H.S. [4085], Mexico K000503365
    Wiggins, I.L. [5057], Mexico K000503361

    First published in U.S.D.A. Bur. Pl. Industr. Invent. Seeds 31: 85 (1914)

    Accepted by

    • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
    • S.Calderon & P.C.Standley (1944). Lista Preliminar de las plantas de El Salvador, ed. 2: 1-450. Ediciones culturales de la universidad de El Salvador.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Anonymous (1979). Tropical Legumes:Resources for the Future. Washington.
    • Terrell, E. E. (1977). Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
    • Burkart, A. (1976). J. Arnold Arbor. 57(4) :450-525 Monograph of Genus Prosopis

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0