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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Type species Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. The latter is the record low temperature for Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where G. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Not for the casual reader. Morong Geoffroea superba Humb.

Edinburgh Journal of Botany. Geoffrea Stokes Gourliea Gillies ex Hook. The flowers are very visible, small, papery and yellow-coloured. As trees mature the trunks and branches take on a sculptural quality with long longitudinal, irregular ridges and valleys. Journal of Arid Environments. It is locally known to alleviate sore throats and coughing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 10 February In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it produces fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed.


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. S Afr J Bot. Views Read Edit View history. Geoffroea bredemeyeri Kunth Geoffroea striata Willd. Along with this undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans.

Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. Geoffroea is a rather small genus of wild spiny shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical South America. Views Read Edit View history.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Geoffroea Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail Scientific classification Kingdom: The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts for fences. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the geoffrowa. 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. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The contrasting colors and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating.


Range of Geoffroea spinosa. 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. Last update on This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat The peeling tan to brown bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath.

Extremely sweet, dark and thick, this is very similar to honey or vegetable molasses and is used in their place.

Flowers and immature fruit Photograph by: Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. Now containing plants. The common name Chilean Palo Verde comes from the mottled green color of the trunks but does not seriously resemble Cercidium. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.

Geoffroea spinosa Jacq.

Lidia Perez de Molas. Las leguminosas Argentinas geogfroea silvestres y cultivadas 2nd Edition. Fruit are initially green but turn deep orange as they mature.