Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Geoffroea striata (Willd.) Morong Geoffroea striata (Willd .) Morong Geoffroea superba Humb. & Bonpl. Geoffroea superba Humb. Name, Status, Confidence level, Source, Date supplied. Geoffroea bredemeyeri Kunth, Synonym, H, ILDIS, Geoffroea striata (Willd.) Morong. Geoffroea spinosa in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service.

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Flowers and leaves Photograph by: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: Morong Geoffroea superba Humb.

It was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Pterocarpus clade within the Dalbergieae. The peeling tan to brown bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath.

Flowers and immature fruit Photograph by: It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts spinosz fences. This tree inhabits dry to arid spiniferous forests in a rather broad area of southern South America which extends mainly through I to IV regions of Chile and central and geofforea Argentina and throughout highland Boliviathough it is also found in Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. Retrieved 10 February Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook.

Each species is well known in its local area, as seen from the varied and mostly domestic usage of these trees as food, timber, or fuel. It is a very characteristic tree in local culture and folk because of its vivid visual presence, propagation, and ancient ethnomedical uses.


Now containing plants. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat geoffrowa Burkart Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook.

Along with this undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans. Fruit are initially green but turn deep orange as they mature. Range of Geoffroea decorticans.

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Edinburgh Journal of Botany. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Geoffroea Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail Scientific classification Kingdom: Journal of Arid Environments. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Geoffrroea tree flowers in spring, either singly or in clusters. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The seeds and fruit, being edible, are valued as human and animal feed, and the yellow wood is suitable for carpentry and furniture making once dry.

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Geoffroea spinosa

Retrieved from ” https: Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it produces fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the geoffrlea genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.


As trees mature the trunks and branches take on a sculptural quality with long longitudinal, irregular ridges and valleys.

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Views Read Edit View history. The common name Chilean Palo Verde comes from the mottled green color of the trunks but does not seriously resemble Cercidium. Geoffrea Stokes Gourliea Gillies ex Hook. Las leguminosas Argentinas – silvestres y cultivadas 2nd Edition.

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S Afr J Bot. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Last update on Type species Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Geoffroea is a rather small genus of spinoaa spiny shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical South America.

Lidia Perez de Molas. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Range of Geoffroea decorticans. Its companions conforming the forest are usually algarrobosquebrachosand the related and very abundant cavens.