Prosopis juliflora


Prosopis juliflora
Algaroba Al`ga*ro"ba, n. [Sp. algarroba, fr. Ar. al-kharr?bah. Cf. {Carob}.] (Bot.) (a) The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called {St. John's bread}. (b) The Honey mesquite ({Prosopis juliflora}), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prosopis juliflora — skėstašakis algarobas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos medingas, medieninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Prosopis juliflora), paplitęs Centrinėje ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Prosopis juliflora angl. ironwood;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Prosopis juliflora — ID 67891 Symbol Key PRJU3 Common Name mesquite Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Prosopis juliflora — noun mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuela • Syn: ↑algarroba, ↑Prosopis juliiflora • Hypernyms: ↑mesquite, ↑mesquit • Part Meronyms: ↑algarroba, ↑algarrobilla …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prosopis Juliflora — DC. Mesquite (E); Aroma (P); Manca caballo (C,P); Trupilla (C) . Elsewhere, Indians grind the pods into a flour used for baking and gruels. The fruits are eaten by cattle, and the flowers are attractive to bees. The bark is used for roofing in… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC. — Symbol PRJU3 Common Name mesquite Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC. — Symbol PRJU3 Common Name mesquite Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list