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Prosopis  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26878

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): mesquite [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderFabales   
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusProsopis L. – mesquite  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub. – African mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis alba Griseb. – algarrobo blanco 
                                  Species Prosopis alpataco Phil. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis argentina Burkart – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis burkartii Muñoz – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis caldenia Burkart – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis calingastana Burkart – mesquite, cusqui 
                                  Species Prosopis campestris Griseb. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis castellanosii Burkart – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis chilensis (Molina) Stuntz – algarrobo 
                                  Species Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce – jand 
                                  Species Prosopis denudans Benth. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis elata (Burkart) Burkart – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis farcta (Banks & Sol.) J.F. Macbr. – Syrian mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis ferox Griseb. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis fiebrigii Harms – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis glandulosa Torr. – honey mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis hassleri Harms ex Hassl. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis humilis Gillies ex Hook. & Arn. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis kuntzei Harms ex Hassl. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis laevigata (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) M.C. Johnst. – smooth mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis nigra (Griseb.) Hieron. – algarrobo negro 
                                  Species Prosopis pallida (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth – kiawe, algaroba, mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis palmeri S. Watson – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis pubescens Benth. – screwbean mesquite, screwbean 
                                  Species Prosopis reptans Benth. – tornillo, creeping mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis rojasiana Burkart – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis ruizlealii Burkart – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis ruscifolia Griseb. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis sericantha Gillies ex Hook. & Arn. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis strombulifera (Lam.) Benth. – Argentine screwbean, creeping mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis tamarugo F. Phil. – tamarugo 
                                  Species Prosopis torquata (Cav. ex Lag.) DC. – mesquite 
                                  Species Prosopis velutina Wooton – velvet mesquite 
       

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  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Prosopis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Prosopis   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Prosopis   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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