Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

First published in Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 2: 192 (1827)
This name is a synonym of Neltuma glandulosa

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • 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. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Rechinger, K.H. (1986). Flora Iranica 161: 1-15. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Serviss, B.E. & Peck, J.H. (2013). Rediscovery of Persea borbonia var. borbonia (Lauraceae), Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa (Fabaceae), and Pinus palustris (Pinaceae) in Arkansas. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 7: 841-845. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • 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. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]
  • Zhu, X.Y., Zhang, R.P. & He, Y.L. (eds.) (2021). An inventory of legume species diversity of Myanmar: 1-297. China Minzu university press. [Cited as Prosopis glandulosa.]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ali, S. I. (1973). Flora of Pakistan, No. 36. Mimosaceae. Karachi:Univ. of Karachi
  • Burkart, A. (1976). J. Arnold Arbor. 57(4) :450-525 Monograph of Genus Prosopis
  • Dale, I. R. (1953). A descriptive list of the introduced trees of Uganda
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • Townsend, C. C. & Guest, E. (1974). Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.

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