Neltuma juliflora (Sw.) Raf.

First published in Sylva Tellur.: 119 (1838)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Venezuela, Peru, Caribbean. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food, a poison, a medicine and invertebrate food, has environmental uses and for fuel and food.

Distribution

Native to:

Aruba, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Ascension, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Chad, Eritrea, Hawaii, India, Iran, Iraq, Jawa, Madagascar, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Trinidad-Tobago, West Himalaya, Yemen

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prosopis juliflora.]
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html. [Cited as Prosopis juliflora.]
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prosopis juliflora.]

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2008 Queiroz, L.P.; Machado, M.C. [12533] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000849235 Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Elorsa C., Misael [2516] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503453 No
Oct 1, 1998 Reynoso; Sagcal; Fuentes [831] Philippines Prosopis juliflora K000295904 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P.; Nascimento, N.S. [3897] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000091117 Yes
Aug 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P.; Nascimento, N.S. [3532] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000090464 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Chan, C. [4789] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503448 No
Sep 1, 1990 Lima, H.C.; Faria, S.M.; Brito, H.S. [3954] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000090465 Yes
Sep 1, 1990 Lima, H.C.; Faria, S.M.; Brito, H.S. [3954] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000090466 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Torez A., G.; Campos, V.A. [752] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503455 No
Dec 9, 1988 Ratter, J.A.; Pott, A.; Pott, V. [6112] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000849234 Yes
Jan 1, 1988 Hughes, C.E. [497] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503449 No
Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P.; Pearson, H.P.N. [1085] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000090469 Yes
Apr 10, 1980 Wynd, F.L. [741] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503437 No
Feb 22, 1974 Morton, C.V.; Makrinius, E. [2607] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503435 No
Jan 1, 1974 Hinton, G.B. [10886] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000118120 No
Bourgeau, M. [92] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503434 No
Pennington, T.D.; Sarukhan K., J. [9508] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503303 No
Merril, E.D. [370] Philippines Prosopis juliflora K000295906 Yes
Wynd, F.L.; Mueller, C.H. [18] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503429 Yes
Rendon, B [190] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503443 No
Hughes, C.E. [388] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503454 No
Tweedie [s.n.] Argentina Prosopis juliflora K000849231 Yes
Bourgeau, M. [11092] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478657 Yes
Sousa, M.; Téllez, O.; Solis Magallanes, J.A. [5529] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000563051 No
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000849228 Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Malavasi, A.; Fokkink, M.; Viscarra, J. [1261] Bolivia Prosopis juliflora K000295282 Yes
Graham, G.J. [1830] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503301 No
Galeotti, H. [3243] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503430 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [8350] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478630 No
Carter, Annetta [2642] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503436 No
Hartweg, Th. [76] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000563052 No
Soto Nuñez, J.C.; Román de Soto, A. [2255] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503452 No
Loher, A. [2154] Philippines Prosopis juliflora K000295905 Yes
Prosopis juliflora K:SPC-25879.000 No
Langlassé, E. [155] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478654 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [1597] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478633 No
Wiggins, I.L.; Wiggins, D.B. [18245] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503440 No
Palmer, E. [287] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503299 No
Mndolwa; Agness; Amina [79] Tanzania Prosopis juliflora K001604537 Yes
Palmer, E. [36] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478629 Yes
Epling, C.; Lukei, P.; Haines, A.L.; Stewart, H. [s.n.] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503432 Yes
Palmer, E. [26] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478634 No
Langlassé, E. [154] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478655 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000849230 Yes
Sousa, M.; Martinez, A.M.A.; Téllez, O.; Magellanes, A.S. [5314] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000563018 No
Berlandier, J.L. [661] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503433 No
Lindheimer, F. [382] United States Prosopis juliflora K000757000 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hughes, C.E. [948] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503441 No
Tweedie [s.n.] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000849224 Yes
Clausen, R.T.; Edwards, J.L. [7449] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503447 No
Lindheimer, F. [27] United States Prosopis juliflora K000791002 Unknown Type Material Yes
Arsène [10635] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478658 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Argentina Prosopis juliflora K000849232 Yes
Paula, J.E. [1391] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000090468 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [629] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503446 No
Lindheimer, F. [s.n.] United States Prosopis juliflora K000791003 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lozada, L. [207] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503442 No
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000849229 Yes
Pennington, T.D.; Sarukhan K., J. [9473] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503302 No
Hughes, C.E.; Styles, B. [161] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503438 No
Rico, L.; UMSS students [1553] Bolivia Prosopis juliflora K000295292 Yes
Wynd, F.L.; Mueller, C.H. [17] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503431 Yes
Palmer, E. [8] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478632 No
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Vacaflores, C. [1644] Bolivia Prosopis juliflora K000295497 Yes
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000849226 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.] Brazil Prosopis juliflora K000090467 Yes
Kerr, J.G. [23,243] Argentina Prosopis juliflora K000849233 Yes
Langlassé, E. [59] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503427 Yes
Matuda, E. [16333] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503300 No
Tweedie [s.n.] Prosopis juliflora K000849225 Yes
Hughes, C.E.; Styles, B. [162] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503439 No
Palacios, R. [2418] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000563023 No
Palacios, R. [2441] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000563024 No
Diego, N. [6579] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503451 No
González Ortega, J. [5756] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503426 Yes
Emory, W.H. [300] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503445 Yes
Jurgensen, C. [297] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000563049 No
Palmer, E. [211] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478631 Yes
Palmer, E. [39] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478635 No
Simá, P. [1912] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000503450 Yes
Lindheimer, F. [233] United States Prosopis juliflora K000791001 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gibert, M. [112] Uruguay Prosopis juliflora K000849227 Yes
González Ortega, J. [811] Mexico Prosopis juliflora K000478656 Yes

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