African Plant Database

Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acacia brevispica Harms subsp. brevispica
 Senegalia brevispica (Harms) Seigler & Ebinger (2010)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia pennata auct.(1)
Taxon infra-specific
Acacia brevispica subsp. dregeana (Benth.) Brenan
Acacia brevispica Harms subsp. brevispica
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent shrub to 12 m tall, or non-climbing shrub or slender tree 1-7 m; young branchlets puberulous, glandular; stipules not spinescent, deciduous; prickles scattered along the internodes, arising from longitudinal bands;
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Ecology : Bushland, thickets, scrub; in high rainfall savanna and on dry rocky slopes (S Sudan); Acacia woodland, Combretum woodland in gully; stony hill with Terminalia brownii woodland; dry upland forest edges; often on rocky or stony soil; 1-2000 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
  Comprises 2 subspp. [subsp. dregeana (Benth.) Brenan in SE part of range].
  Resembling A. erythrocalyx and (subsp. dregeana ) A. schweinfurthii.
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carte afrique num 177007
Record n°177007
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