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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If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. The contrasting colors and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating.

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If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Range of Geoffroea decorticans. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An spihosa and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.

Fruit are initially green but turn deep orange as they mature. Not for the casual reader. It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts for fences. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. Views Read Edit View history.


The peeling tan to apinosa bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath. Lidia Perez de Molas. Range of Geoffroea decorticans. 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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It is locally known to alleviate sore throats and coughing. Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail. Geoffroea bredemeyeri Kunth Geoffroea striata Willd. Retrieved 10 February It is a very characteristic tree in local culture and folk because of its vivid visual presence, propagation, and ancient ethnomedical uses. Las leguminosas Geoffroew – silvestres y cultivadas 2nd Edition. Its companions conforming the forest are usually algarrobosquebrachosand the related and very abundant cavens.

It was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Pterocarpus clade within the Dalbergieae. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Now containing plants. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Although it gathers few species, they are highly extended geographically throughout the subcontinent. Along with this undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans.


The seeds and fruit, being edible, are valued as human and animal feed, and the spnosa wood is suitable for carpentry and furniture making once dry. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin Extremely sweet, dark and thick, this is very similar to honey or vegetable molasses and is used in their place.

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Geoffrea Stokes Gourliea Gillies ex Hook. The latter is the record low temperature for Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where G. As trees mature the trunks and branches take on a sculptural quality with long longitudinal, irregular ridges and valleys. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Burkart Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Geoffroea is a rather small genus of wild spiny shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical South America. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook.