Prosopis glandulosa


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Prosopis julifloria, Prosopis glandulosa

American plant in the legume family Fabaceae; can cause chronic liver damage. Called also algarroba, mesquite, kioxa bean, kiowa bean.
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Las especies que mas peso tienen en el primer componente son, por este orden, Celtis pallida, Guaiacum angustifolium, Sideroxylon celastrinum, Prosopis glandulosa, Diospyros palmeri y Havardia pallens.
36%, teniendo la mayor asociacion con la especie codominante Fouquieria splendens, en 14 sitios, seguida de la especie Prosopis glandulosa, en 13 sitios.
Diurnal and seasonal water relations of the desert phreatophyte Prosopis glandulosa (honey mesquite) in the Sonoran Desert of California.
The vegetation is dry sub-tropical, semi-evergreen scrub forest having dominant plant species of Acacia modesta, Olea ferrugenia, Salvadora alights, Zizyphus nummularia, Dodonea viscosa, Prosopis glandulosa, Adhatoda zeylanica, Calotropis procera and some more similar species, while the shrubs are sparse with scattered Zizyphus nummularia except in some ravines and on the high ridges where Dodonea viscosa is prominent and grasses like Cymbopogon jwarancusa, Eleusine compressa, Heteropogon contortus, Aristida adscensionis, Cynodon dactylon and Saccharum spp are found (Roberts, 1997).
Prosopis glandulosa was the dominant woody species at the site comprising >50% of the woody basal area (Table 1), although the two individuals with the largest basal diameters (33 and 34 cm) were both Gleditsia triacanthos.
Three years after starting the grass, on 20 March 1993, five scarified Prosopis glandulosa seeds from a local population were sown into the center of each of three 10 cm diameter PVC root excluders that had been placed in each of the plots 6 mo previously.
A 54% light reduction in greenhouse and field experiments without competitors reduced Prosopis glandulosa growth [greater than]50% (Hanson 1982, Bush and Van Auken 1987, 1990).
Comunidad de Lycium berlandieri-Celtis reticulata: Micro-mesobosque de caracter freatofilo dominado por el palo blanco (Celtis reticulata), el mezquite (Prosopis laevigata) y por arbustos microfilos como Acacia farnesiana, Aloysia lycioides, Celtis pallida, Condalia mexicana, Ephedra pedunculata, Lycium berlandieri, Maytenus phyllanthoides, Prosopis glandulosa var.
Woody species with high abundance and cover in the study area were Acacia rigidula, Acacia farnesiana, Havardia pallens, Cordia boissieri, Karwinskia humboldtiana, and Prosopis glandulosa (Gonzalez et al.
Hesperopsis graciliae (MacNeill) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) commutes back and forth between its host plant and mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa (Fabaceae), utilizing the EFN of the latter plant (Wesenborn 1997).