Variation in fruits across Prosopis s.l. and allies A indehiscent pods of Anonychium africanum with thick pulpy mesocarp collected as fodder for livestock B plano-compressed pods of Indopiptadenia oudhensis lacking a thickened mesocarp and dehiscent along both sutures C indehiscent fruits of Prosopis farcta with a thick pulpy mesocarp D tightly coiled indehiscent screwbean fruits of Strombocarpa strombulifera E indehiscent pods of Strombocarpa ferox with a thick pulpy mesocarp F indehiscent fruits of Strombocarpa palmeri G small reniform to flabellate, flattened, indehiscent, 1 (–2)-seeded, winged fruits of Xerocladia viridiramis which are unique within mimosoid legumes H indehiscent fruits of Neltuma articulata with a thick mesocarp and a hard bony segmented endocarp which remains closed I. Unripe indehiscent pods of Neltuma kuntzei with a thick pulpy mesocarp, these turning dark blackish-brown when ripe, reminiscent in colour to fruits of Anonychium. Photos courtesy of Marco Schmidt (A) (see Dressler et al. 2014), Dr. Omesh Bajpai and Dr. Lal Babu Chaudhary (B), Zeynel Cebeci (C) (https//, Dick Culbert (D) (see https//, Colin Hughes (E, F, H, I), and Herta Kolberg (G) (see Plants of Namibia https//

  Part of: Hughes CE, Ringelberg JJ, Lewis GP, Catalano SA (2022) Disintegration of the genus Prosopis L. (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae, mimosoid clade). In: Hughes CE, de Queiroz LP, Lewis GP (Eds) Advances in Legume Systematics 14. Classification of Caesalpinioideae Part 1: New generic delimitations. PhytoKeys 205: 147-189.