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ID: 300343652
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300343652

 

Record Type: concept
Prosopis (genus) (Fabaceae (family), Fabales (order), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Genus containing around 45 species of spiny, deep rooted trees and shrubs found in subtropical and tropical regions of the Americas, Africa, Western Asia, and South Asia. They form extensive thickets in areas from South America into the southwestern United States. Two races occur, one low (called running mesquite) and the other often growing into trees 15 m (50 feet) tall.
 
Terms:
Prosopis (genus) (preferred,C,U,S,English-P,D,U,N)
Prosopis (genus) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
mesquite (genus) (C,U,C,English,UF,U,N)  ............ from from Nahuatl "mizquitl"
mesquit (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
mezquit (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
mezquite (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
mezquite (wood) (Spanish,UF,U,U)
algaroba (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
algarobo (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
algarroba (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
algarrobo (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
algeroba (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Plantae (kingdom)
................ Plantae (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of Angiospermae (division)
.................... Angiospermae (division) (G)
Hierarchy of Magnoliopsida (class)
........................ Magnoliopsida (class) (G)
Hierarchy of Rosanae (superorder)
............................ Rosanae (superorder) (G)
Hierarchy of Fabales (order)
................................ Fabales (order) (G)
Hierarchy of Fabaceae (family)
.................................... Fabaceae (family) (G)
Hierarchy of Prosopis (genus)
........................................ Prosopis (genus) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Genus van ongeveer 45 soorten doornachtige, diepgewortelde bomen en struiken uit subtropische en tropische gebieden in Zuid-Amerika, Afrika, West-Azië en Zuid-Azië. Ze vormen uitgestrekte bossen in gebieden van Zuid-Amerika tot het zuidwesten van de Verenigde Staten. Er komen twee rassen voor: een laag ras (de mesquiteboom) en een ras dat vaak uitgroeit tot bomen met een hoogte van 15 meter. 

Related concepts:
source for ....  mesquite (wood)
..................  (softwood, <wood by composition or origin>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300133246]

Sources and Contributors:
algaroba (genus)............  [VP]
.............................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
algarobo (genus)............  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
algarroba (genus)............  [VP]
................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
algarrobo (genus)............  [VP]
................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
algeroba (genus)............  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
mesquit (genus)............  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
mesquite (genus)............  [VP]
.............................  Brady and Clauser, Materials Handbook (1977) 444
.............................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
mezquit (genus)............  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
mezquite (genus)............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
.............................  Enciclopedia universal ilustrada europeo-americana (1997) 34:1412
.............................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) II:340
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
Prosopis (genus)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.............................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
.............................  USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Guide (2008-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 20 May 2010
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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