African Plant Database


Acacia davyi N.E. Br.
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia davyi (N.E. Br.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree to 5 m with rounded crown, or multi-stemmed shrub; to 2 m tall; bark thick, soft, corky, sometimes flaking off in papery layers; stipules spinescent, in pairs, slender, straight; flowers yellow in pedunculate heads.
Ecology : Acacia-Bauhinia bushland; 600-800 m alt.
  S. Africa (Transvaal, Natal), Swaziland.
  Superficially resembling A. arenaria (with white-pink flowers, arcuate pods; very different distribution).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 67163
 
Record n°67163
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