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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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Last update on The flowers are very visible, small, papery and yellow-coloured. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Although it gathers few species, they are highly extended geographically throughout the subcontinent. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Geoffroea bredemeyeri Geofcroea Geoffroea striata Willd.

Geoffroea spinosa – Wikispecies

It is a very characteristic tree in local culture and folk because of its vivid visual presence, propagation, and ancient ethnomedical uses.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Wikispecies has information related to Geoffroea. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Along with soinosa undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans. Type species Geoffroea spinosa Jacq.

Views Read Edit View history. Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook.

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The tree flowers in spring, either singly or in clusters. Burkart Geoffroea spinosa Jacq.


S Afr J Bot. The contrasting colors and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating. Geoffroea is a rather small genus of wild spiny shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical South America. Flowers and leaves Photograph by: This tree inhabits dry to splnosa spiniferous forests in a rather broad area of southern South America which extends mainly through I to IV regions of Chile geoffrlea central and northern Argentina and throughout highland Boliviathough it is also found in Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts for fences. Retrieved from ” https: Comments have to be groffroea before they are shown here. The common name Chilean Palo Verde comes from the mottled green color of the trunks but does not seriously resemble Cercidium.

Range of Geoffroea decorticans. Geoffroea Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail Scientific classification Kingdom: Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook.

Geoffroea spinosa

This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat The peeling tan to brown bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin Fruit are initially green but turn deep spiinosa as they mature. Now containing plants.

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Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it produces fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed. Edinburgh Journal of Botany. Range of Geoffroea spinosa. Range of Geoffroea decorticans.


Las leguminosas Argentinas – silvestres y cultivadas 2nd Edition. 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.

Geoffroea – Wikipedia

Geofforea seeds and fruit, being edible, are valued as human and animal feed, and the yellow slinosa is suitable for carpentry and furniture making once dry.

As trees mature the trunks and branches take on a sculptural quality with long longitudinal, irregular ridges and valleys. Retrieved 10 February Geoffrea Stokes Gourliea Gillies ex Hook.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The latter is the record geocfroea temperature for Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where G. 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.

It is locally known to alleviate sore throats and coughing. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat