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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Control of Geoffroea decorticans and Acacia aroma in the semi-arid “chaquena” region with dicamba alone and mixed with phenoxy acid herbicides.

It should not be made available to the public for plant introductions.

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It is found in a number of semi-arid regions of Bolivia, Brazil, Patagonia and Argentina. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

The geoffreoa is composed of a hairy ovary with a style variable in length and the stigma can be observed over or under the position of the anthers.

A revision of Geoffroea Leguminosae-Papilionoideae. Se recomienda sembrar a comienzos de la primavera plantando semillas por bolsa. Edinburgh Journal of Botany.


Consortium of Intermountain Herbaria – Geoffroea decorticans

Corteza, geoffroex y flores tienen propiedades expectorantes. Geoffroea decorticans is found in Argentina northwest and centralBolivianorthern Chilewestern Paraguaysouthern Peru and western Uruguay. Applied Soil Ecology, 7 3: Destruction of the natural vegetation of north-central Chile. Hot Desert and Arid Shrublands.

Phenological aspects of 19 species in Prosopis caldenia decirticans and possible relationships with temperature and rainfall. Uso de su m adera. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Leaves are cold and drought deciduous.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Range of Geoffroea decorticans. Burkart also reported that Geoffroea decorticans var. Gourliea decorticans Lucuma spinosa Gourliea decorticata Gourliea chilensis Gourliea spinosa Familia: Cada uno mide mm x mm.

National Plant Germplasm System. Burkart, ; Ovalle et al.

Leaves are small and dispersed and pale gray green in color. The subchaquenian vegetation of the province of Santa Fe Argentina. While weed scientists decorticas thatha of pastures have been invaded in the Province of San Luis Anderson, andha of pastures in the Province of Santa Fe, Argentina Aguirre and Knudsen,other researchers from Santa Fe Simon et al. The principal threats to biodiversity in regions such as arid northwestern Argentina are the cutting of all sizes of trees for charcoal for export without regard to sustainability.

Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Grazing animals also eliminate important woody species such as Prosopis alba and Schinopsis balansae. Forest Ecology and Management, 47 Usos de su fruto.


Only Burkart reports it’s presence in subtropical regions of Peru, Venezuela and Colombia. Tiene fuste erguido cuando crece aislado, y arbustivo cuando crece en bosquecillos. Desert Plants, 10 2: The species have the following synonyms: In northern Chile, G. However, Bentham later placed the genus in the Papilonideae tribe Sophoreae. The vecorticans colors and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating.

Because they produce many bright, yellow flowers, Geoffroea decorticans is also used as ornamental plants.

Geoffroea decorticans

Summary of Invasiveness Top of page In areas in its native range where G. Due to the presence of free stamens, Burkart changed decprticans tribe to the Dalbergieas and then discovered that the genus was indistinguishable from the older genus, Geoffroea, and thus Burkart established the Latin binomial as Geoffroea decorticans.

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Geoffroea decorticans (Chilean palo verde)

Dick Culbert Creative Commons Attribution 2. Zonas Aridas y Semiaridas, No. Aguirre H; Knudtsen OA, Views Read Edit View history. The geofftoea to grow in harsh, very low rainfall, saline habitats such as the Chilean Atacama desert where very few other plants can survive is a significant advantage.