genus Prosopis


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Noun1.genus Prosopis - genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquitegenus Prosopis - genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquite
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Mimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
mesquit, mesquite - any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
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Adaptative features in leaves of South American species of the genus Prosopis (Leguminosae; Mimosoideae).
Systematic and Ecological Investigations in the Genus Prosopis (Mimosaceae) Emphasizing the Natural Products of Chemistry.
The genus Prosopis, which includes Prosopis velutina (mesquite), is also found within the family Fabaceae, subfamily Mimosoideae, and is native to the Asian, African and American continents.