African Plant Database


Acacia dealbata Link
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 2: 445 (1822)
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (problematic)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Racosperma dealbatum (Link) Pedley
 Acacia decurrens var. dealbata (Link) Maiden (1906)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia decurrens var. mollis Lindl. (1819)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree 1-2,5-10 m tall, unarmed, closely related and similar to A. mearnsii; leaves bipinnate, silvery; flowers yellow, in heads; pods ± straight dehiscing along one margin only.
Ecology : Native of E-SE Australia.
  Cultivated for fodder, charcoal, flowers (cosmetics). Naturalized in Fl. Zambes. area.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Subhumid; Grassland, Anthropic; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m, 2000-2499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Arch. Madeira : 56 (1914). 
  • METRO, A & C. SAUVAGE (1955). Flore des végétaux ligneux de la Mamora. La Nature au Maroc.
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 85 (1968).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Iberica 7: 20 (1999). 
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 191 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 67164
 
Record n°67164
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