Prosopis pallida (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Prosopis

Other System Links

Plants: PRPA4
GRIN: 313266
ITIS: 504620

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Algarroba, Kiawe, Mesquite (Hawaii), Huarango (Peru), Algarrobo americano (Puerto Rico), mesquite


Category: Hardwood Trees
Category: Shrub or Subshrub