Prosopis L.

First published in Mant. Pl.: 10 (1767)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics Central U.S.A.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Bahamas, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, California, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf States, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Texas, Togo, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Yemen, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Ascension, Assam, Bangladesh, Botswana, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gilbert Is., Hawaii, Jawa, Kenya, Madagascar, Marianas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Victoria, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Benth. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 30: 376 (1875).
  • —F.T.A. 2: 331

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Mant.: 10 (1767)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 1971 Palmer, E. [245], Mexico K000478626 No
Pennington, T.D. [13268], Bolivia 57427.000 No
Pennington, T.D. [13253], Bolivia 57451.000 No
Loureiro, R.L. [158], Mato Grosso do Sul K000849240 Yes
Eggers, H. [15413], Ecuador K000504800 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [689], Mexico K000563020 No
Palacios, R. [2402], Mexico K000563022 No
Loureiro, R.L. [157], Mato Grosso do Sul K000849241 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [164], Mexico K000563019 No
Hughes, C.E. [698], Mexico K000563021 No

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Legumes of the World Online

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0