Prosopis abbreviata

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Prosopis abbreviata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Prosopis
Species: P. abbreviata
Binomial name
Prosopis abbreviata

Prosopis abbreviata, commonly known as the algarrobillo espinoso, is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is endemic to Argentina. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Prado, D. 1998. Prosopis abbreviata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.