The Sonoran Desert Florilegium

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Prosopis pubescens
Screwbean mesquite
© 2015 Susan Ashton
Pen and ink

Plate Descriptions

1.    Habit
2.    Seed pods
3.    Seed pod detail:
       (a) detail of mature pod
       (b) pod cut open to show seeds
       (c) seeds
4.   Flower detail:
       (a) flower bud
       (b) flower bud interior
       (c) flower
5.   Pistil
6.   Filament with anther
7.   Seed pod development:
       (a) start of pod
       (b) emerging pod
       (c) young pod
8.    Leaflet surface detail
9.    Detail of spines