Home Flora of Pakistan
Home
Name Search
Families
Genera
Species
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
!Prosopis L. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in Index Nominum Genericorum (ING)Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenAfrican Plants, Senckenberg Photo GallerySearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Systema Naturae, ed. 12 2: 282, 293. 1767. (Oct 1767) (Syst. Nat. (ed. 12)) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: A genus with about 45 species, distributed in tropical and subtropical regions.

 

Export To PDF Export To Word
Unarmed or armed trees or shrubs with prickles, axillary spines or spinescent stipules. Leaves bipinnate, pinnae 1-2 pairs, leaflets few or many paired; stipules small, or absent. Petiolar or jugal glands small or obscure. Inflorescence axillary cylindric spike or globose heads. Flowers 5-merous. Calyx shortly dentate. Petals connate below the middle. Stamens 10, free, anthers with or without a deciduous gland. Ovary sessile or stipitate, ovules numerous. Fruit linear, thick and compres¬sed, straight or falcate, indehiscent, mesocarp spongy. Seeds ovate, compressed.
 

Export To PDF Export To Word Export To SDD
Switch to indented key format
1 Prickles on internodes (2)
+ No prickles on internodes (3)
2 (1) Pinnae 2-4, rachis glabrous, flowers sessile Prosopis cineraria
+ Pinnae 6-10, rachis pilose, flowers pedicellate Prosopis farcta
3 (1) Leaflets 9-12 times as long as broad, spaced commonly 9-18 mm apart Prosopis glandulosa
+ Leaflets 3.5-6 times as long as broad, spaced 2.5-5 mm apart Prosopis juliflora
 
 
© 2019 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110