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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Geoffroea decorticans (Chilean palo verde)

The gynoecium 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. Uso de su m adera. National Plant Germplasm System.

Pediceladas dispuestas en inflorescencias corimbosas. Control of Geoffroea decorticans and Acacia aroma in the semi-arid “chaquena” region with dicamba alone and mixed with phenoxy acid herbicides. It is found in a number of semi-arid regions of Bolivia, Brazil, Patagonia and Argentina.

Literature of Latin America, www. Along with this undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans. State of the art and prospects for improvement. See Terms of Use for details. Twigs are rigid, gray green and end in a sharp thorn. While the trypsin inhibitor and cyanide content in the seeds was low, the seeds had a high haemagglutinin content which resulted in poor nutritional quality.


Since it currently exists in these areas and does not appear to be a weed in these areas, further plantings and improved genetic selections would seem reasonable. Agroforestry Systems, 10 3: Its companions conforming the forest are usually algarrobosquebrachosand the related and very abundant cavens.

Agroforestry in the Americas Costa Rica5: Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 14 6: Ideal como cerco viviente, cortaviento natural y para abrigo del ganado: Views Read Edit View history. La inflorescencia mide cm de longitud, y porta de 10 a 40 flores, cada una de 0, cm de largo.

Near Cuesta de Pajonales, northern Chile, inland from Antofagasta. Title Trees in habitat Caption G. It is a very characteristic tree in local culture and folk because of its vivid visual presence, propagation, and ancient ethnomedical uses.

Chanars that have been pruned and spaced for use as ornamental trees in a new subdivision development near Santiago del Estero, Argentina. Epicarpio liso y lustroso. The contrasting geodfroea and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating.

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Biology and Ecology Top of page Genetics As noted by Burkartthere are only 3 valid species and one subspecies, subtropicalis in the genus Geoffroea. Developing fruits Photograph by: Fruit are initially green but turn orange brown as secorticans mature.

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Applied Soil Ecology, 7 3: Seed compositional studies of some species of Papilionoideae Leguminosae native to Argentina. Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. The latter is the record low temperature for Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where G. For further decorticahs on distribution within this region, see section on ‘Habitat’. An assessment of nitrogen fixation capability of leguminous trees in Uruguay.

Geoffroea decorticans

Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in decirticans it produces fleshy, oval pods that hold a single seed. History of Introduction and Spread Top of page G. Flores del Norte Chico.