African Plant Database

Calliandra gilbertii Thulin & Asfaw
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 1(1): 27 (1981)
Information on the genus : Calliandra
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched spreading shrub 1-2,5 m tall; branches grey to dark grey-brown with minutely flaking bark, lateral branches diverging at wide angles and becoming ± spinescent at the ends;
Ecology : Rich Acacia-Commiphora bush or woodland on sandy soil; 70-500 m alt.
  The second species of the genus in continental Africa, C. redacta (Ross) Thulin & Hunde, occurs in S. Africa near the Namibia border. [see more in the book]
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carte afrique num 61892
Record n°61892 modified 2008-11-27
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