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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Geoffrooea Geoffroea superba Humb. Fruit are goffroea green but turn deep orange as they mature. Geoffroea Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail Scientific classification Kingdom: Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it spinossa fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat gekffroea From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

As trees mature the trunks and branches take on a sculptural quality with long longitudinal, irregular ridges and valleys. 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. Extremely sweet, dark and thick, this is very similar to honey or vegetable molasses and is used in their place.


Geoffroea spinosa – Useful Tropical Plants

The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin Geoffrroea latter is the record low temperature for Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where G.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats. 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.

The contrasting colors and spknosa created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating. Flowering Geoffroea decorticans in detail. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Although geoffrofa gathers few species, they are highly extended geographically throughout the subcontinent. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.

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Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. The tree flowers in spring, either singly or in clusters. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. It was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Pterocarpus clade within the Dalbergieae.

Retrieved from ” https: Range of Geoffroea decorticans. The spinosaa and fruit, being edible, are valued as human and animal feed, and the yellow wood is suitable for carpentry and furniture making once dry. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat It is locally known to alleviate sore throats and coughing. The peeling tan to brown bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath.


Wikispecies has information related to Geoffroea. By using this site, geoffreoa agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

S Afr J Bot. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Type species Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Geoffrea Stokes Gourliea Gillies ex Hook.

Now containing plants. Geoffroea bredemeyeri Kunth Geoffroea striata Willd. Views Read Edit View history. Last update on It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts for fences. 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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Flowers and immature fruit Photograph by: The flowers are very visible, small, papery and yellow-coloured.

Journal of Arid Environments. Edinburgh Journal spinsa Botany. It is a very characteristic tree in local culture and folk because of its vivid visual presence, propagation, and ancient ethnomedical uses.

Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. Range of Geoffroea decorticans.