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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Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it produces fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed. Although it gathers few species, they are highly extended geographically throughout the subcontinent. The contrasting colors and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating. If you have goffroea useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Geoffroea bredemeyeri Kunth Geoffroea striata Willd. Not for the casual reader.

This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat spinossa Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Geoffroea is a rather small genus of wild spiny shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical South America. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. As trees mature the trunks and branches take on a sculptural quality with long longitudinal, irregular ridges and valleys.


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. Journal of Arid Environments. Its companions conforming the forest are usually algarrobosquebrachosand the related and very abundant cavens. Las leguminosas Argentinas – silvestres y cultivadas 2nd Edition. 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 northern Argentina and throughout highland Boliviathough it is also found in Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

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Range of Geoffroea spinosa. 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. Lidia Spinoza de Molas. Range of Geoffroea decorticans. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Retrieved from ” https: Flowers and immature fruit Photograph by: Morong Geoffroea superba Humb.

Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin Flowers and leaves Photograph by: Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. The latter is the record low temperature for Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where G.


Last update on In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The peeling tan to brown bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath. The flowers are very visible, small, papery and yellow-coloured.

Geoffroea spinosa

It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts for fences. Now containing plants. Retrieved 10 February Wikispecies has information related to Geoffroea. Along with this undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Geoffroea Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail Scientific classification Kingdom: A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Edinburgh Journal of Botany. Type species Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. The tree flowers in spring, either singly or in clusters.