Prosopis cineraria

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Prosopis cineraria


Tree or shrub to 6.5 m high; Seeds distant, ovoid c 6 mm long.


Arabia present, Asia-Tropical: India present
Arabia to India.


In Malesia cultivated in Java. In its area of origin it thrives best where the rainfall is less than 750 mm/year.
Contains tannin. Used for firewood.


Miq. 1855 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 49
Burkart 1976 – In: J. Arnold Arbor. 57: 450
Backer & Bakh. f. 1963 – In: Fl. Java: 563
Heyne 1916 – In: Nutt. Pl. Ned. Ind.: 223