African Plant Database


Acacia borleae Burtt Davy
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 325 (1922)
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia borleae (Burtt Davy) Kyal. & Boatwr.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia barbertonensis Schweick. (1937)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-3 m tall with many slender stems from the base, or slender tree to 5 m; bark grey, sometimes peeling, and greenish underbark; young branchlets green with red glands (sticky); stipules spinescent, white, slender, straight, in pairs;
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Ecology : Always associated with basalt; locally common on basalt-derived deep black clays below 600 m, often with shrub mopane, sometimes on roadsides and in fallow fields forming small thickets (Zimbabwe); 430-610 m alt.
  Botswana, Swaziland, S. Africa (N Transvaal, Natal).
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 67141
 
Record n°67141
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