Tamarugo facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsProsopis tamarugo
Prosopis tamarugo are trees that could grow up to 30 m (98 ft) tall but usually they are, on average, 15 m (49 ft) tall and the trunk is 50–80 cm (20–31 in) wide. The young branches have spines. Flowers grow together in inflorescences and their pollination is made by bees.
Where it grows
The plant grows only in the Pampa del Tamarugal, some 70 km (43 mi) east of the city of Iquique.
Fruits are sweet and people can eat them.
In Spanish: Prosopis tamarugo para niños
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