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Acacia goetzei Harms
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 395 (1900) 
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acacia goetzei Harms subsp. goetzei
 Senegalia goetzei (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia andongensis Welw. ex Hiern (1896)
=Senegalia andongensis (Welw. ex Hiern) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
=Acacia bequaertii De Wild. (1913)
=*Acacia mossambicensis auct. sensu Baker f. (1930)
Taxon infra-specific
Acacia goetzei subsp. microphylla Brenan
Acacia goetzei Harms subsp. goetzei
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 5-16-20 m with a rounded or ± spreading crown; trunk 60-100 cm Ø; bark grey-brown, irregularly fissured; young branchlets often with yellowish hairs and thin splitting epidermis; stipules not spinescent, soon deciduous;
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Ecology : Subsp. goetzei: Mixed dry woodland on moderately fertile shallow or stony soils, often with A. nigrescens, associated with Brachystegia boehmii and mopane, as scattered individuals (not in stands); riverine woodland, c. 50 m alt. etc...
  Very variable species: size, shape and number of leaflets; armature of leaf-rhachis; development of indumentum; flowers and pods fairly uniform. The 2 supspp. Are equally heterogenous within themselves. ...
  Comprises 2 subspp. found in similar areas across the range, although subsp. microphylla Brenan in higher altitude and rainfall areas. Intermediate forms present, only extremes well defined.
  Similar to A. nigrescens (in shape), A. welwitschii ; also (subsp. microphylla ) to A. burkei and A. rovumae (with indehiscent pods). Scattered localities in Angola.
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