1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Prosopis L.
      1. Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Arabian Peninsula, SW. & S. Iran to India.

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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Chaunkra, Jand, Khar, Khejra
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, India, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia

    Introduced into:

    Jawa

    Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1918 Wight [877], India Prosopis spicigera K000756998 neotype
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5299], India Prosopis spicigera K001120431
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5299] Prosopis spicigera K001120428
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5299] Prosopis spicigera K001120429
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5299] Prosopis spicigera K001120430
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5299] Prosopis spicigera K001120432
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5299] Prosopis spicigera K001120433

    First published in Rep. Bot. Exch. Club Soc. Brit. Isles 3: 422 (1913 publ. 1914)

    Accepted by

    • Shaheen, H., Qureshi, R., Akram, A., Gulfraz, M. & Potter, D. (2014). A preliminary floristic checklist of Thal desert Punjab, Pakistan Pakistn Journal of Botany 46: 13-18.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
    • Rechinger, K.H. (1986). Flora Iranica 161: 1-15. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Shaheen, H., Qureshi, R., Akram, A., Gulfraz, M. & Potter, D. (2014). A preliminary floristic checklist of Thal desert Punjab, Pakistan Pakistn Journal of Botany 46: 13-18.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Milgahid, A.M. (1989). Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3, 2: 1-282. University Libraries, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
    • Rechinger, K.H. (1986). Flora Iranica 161: 1-15. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Nielsen, I. C. (1992). Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
    • Singh, N. P. (1988). Flora of Eastern Karnataka Vol. 1
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Bhandari, M. M. (1978). Flora of the Indian desert. Jodhpur.
    • Burkart, A. (1976). J. Arnold Arbor. 57(4) :450-525 Monograph of Genus Prosopis
    • Ali, S. I. (1973). Flora of Pakistan, No. 36. Mimosaceae. Karachi:Univ. of Karachi

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    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