Geoffroea decorticans is a spiny, deciduous shrub or small tree growing up to 12 metres tall with a dense, rounded canopy 8 metres wide. The bole can reach. Description and images of Geoffroea decorticans (ChaƱar), a native Chilean plant, provided by the supplier of native exotic Chilean seeds and organizer of plant. Geoffroea decorticans has two common names, Chanar and Chilean Palo Verde. Chilean Palo Verde possibly comes from the mottled green color of the trunks.

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Full Sun Leaf Color: Effects of bovine grazing on the regeneration of three tree species of commercial value in the Argentine Chaco: The following floral description is given by Eynard and Galetto Over-ripe fruits Photograph by: Maderas y bosques argentinos. Views Read Change Change source View history.

Very frequently the areas occupied are lower-lying areas subject to frequent flooding whose soils have a moderately high salt content. Journal of Arid Environments. In more confined settings sprout growth can be eliminated by pruning and by avoiding over irrigating trees. Not for the casual reader.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Rucci TE; Iglesias D, Generate a print friendly version containing geoffrora the sections you need. The subchaquenian vegetation of the province of Santa Fe Argentina.


Geoffroea decorticans

The flowers produce an excellent honey Demaio et al. Wikimedia Commons has media related to 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 dedorticans throughout highland Boliviathough it is also found in Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

Soil Tolerances Top of page Soil drainage free impeded seasonally waterlogged Soil reaction alkaline neutral Soil texture heavy light medium Geofroea soil tolerances infertile saline sodic.

Thus for some regions where the species is native and very abundant, it is not considered a weed. Edinburgh Journal of Botany. Phenological aspects of 19 species in Prosopis caldenia forest geoffeoea possible relationships with temperature and rainfall. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

Its upper part is located at the base of the staminal tube whereas its base is fused with the receptacle. The edible decortkcans are ovoid or globose drupes from 1. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 82 3: Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it produces fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed.

Dick Culbert Creative Commons Attribution 2. 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.


One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Agroforestry Systems, 10 3: Arboles nativos del Centro de Argentina.

Knutsen OA; Feldman I, The seeds and fruit, being edible, are valued as human and animal feed, and the yellow wood is geoffroa for carpentry and furniture making once dry. Integrated Control No attempt at integrated control has been reported. Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. A dye was extracted from the bark and used to dye wool and cloth. Chanar is found growing naturally from sea level to over 7, feet where it may grow as a shrub or to a tree nearly 30 feet geoffrlea.

Geoffroea decorticans – Useful Tropical Plants

The peeling bark leaves behind some attractive patterns Photograph by: Grazing animals also eliminate important woody species such as Prosopis alba and Schinopsis balansae. The best fruit production was produced by xenogamous pollination conducted by hand.

Crece en grupos y forma un bosque de gran densidad, casi impenetrable. Unfortunately the unavailability of larger diameter and longer logs precludes more widespread utilization.