1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Prosopis L.
      1. Prosopis laevigata (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) M.C.Johnst.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Texas to Mexico.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Algarrobo, Mezquite

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Texas

    Prosopis laevigata (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) M.C.Johnst. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1988 Hughes, C.E. [554], Mexico K000562995
    Jan 1, 1988 Hughes, C.E. [661], Mexico K000562997
    Feb 22, 1974 Palmer, E. [400], Mexico K000478627
    Jan 1, 1974 Hinton, G.B. [7813], Mexico K000118122
    Jan 1, 1974 Hinton, G.B. [5471], Mexico K000118123
    Jan 1, 1974 Hinton, G.B. [5471], Mexico K000118124
    Jan 1, 1974 Hinton, G.B. [3803], Mexico K000118121
    Hughes, C.E. [1147], Mexico K000563001
    Hughes, C.E. [2058], Mexico K000563004
    Hughes, C.E. [2151], Mexico K000563005
    Hughes, C.E. [891], Mexico K000563006
    Hughes, C.E. [926], Mexico K000563007
    Hughes, C.E. [947], Mexico K000563008
    Hughes, C.E. [1619], Mexico K000563011
    Hughes, C.E. [1642], Mexico K000563012
    Calzada, J.I. [22982], Mexico K000563013
    Soto Núñez, J.C. [2467], Mexico K000563000
    Vaca, I. [263], Mexico K000563009
    Vaca, I. [213], Mexico K000563010
    Chiang, F. [414], Mexico K000562994
    Jan 1, 1957 Palmer, E. [229], Mexico Prosopis dulcis K000478636
    Jan 1, 1957 Palmer, E. [122], Mexico Prosopis dulcis K000478637

    First published in Brittonia 14: 78 (1962)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Gutiérrez, J. & Solano, E. (2014). Afinidades florísticas y fitogeográficas de la vegetación del municipio de San José Iturbide, Guanajuato, México Acta Botanica Mexicana 107: 27-65. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Gutiérrez, J. & Solano, E. (2014). Afinidades florísticas y fitogeográficas de la vegetación del municipio de San José Iturbide, Guanajuato, México Acta Botanica Mexicana 107: 27-65. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Burkart, A. (1976). J. Arnold Arbor. 57(4) :450-525 Monograph of Genus Prosopis

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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