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 bredemeyeri Kunth Geoffroea striata Willd. 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.

The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

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Geoffroea spinosa Jacq.

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Geoffroea spinosa

The peeling tan to brown bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath. Geoffroea is a rather small genus of wild spiny shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical South America.

This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail. The seeds and fruit, geoffoea edible, are valued as human and animal feed, and the yellow wood is suitable for carpentry and furniture making geoffroew dry.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Flowers and leaves Photograph by: Now containing plants. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. It is locally known to alleviate sore throats and zpinosa. Geoffroea Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail Scientific classification Kingdom: It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts for fences.

Fruit are initially green but turn deep orange as they mature.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Spjnosa category link is on Wikidata. The tree flowers in spring, either singly or in clusters. Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it produces fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed. 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.


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Its companions conforming the forest are usually algarrobosquebrachosand the related and very abundant cavens. Edinburgh Journal of Botany. 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.

Although it gathers few species, they are highly extended geographically throughout the subcontinent. Retrieved 10 February The contrasting colors and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Morong Geoffroea superba Humb.

spinlsa Along with this undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved from ” https: