African Plant Database

Acacia hebeclada subsp. tristis (Welw. ex Oliv.) A. Schreib.
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Acacia
Basionym : Acacia tristis Welw. ex Oliv.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acacia tristis Welw. ex Oliv.
 Vachellia hebeclada subsp. tristis (A. Schreib.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree with flattened somewhat spreading crown, or shrub, with narrow pendulous pods.
Ecology : Open bushland on sandy soils, in rather dry hilly spots, on the highest ridge of mountains with Tarchonenthus, 1000-1215 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 90 (1985).
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Record n°67200
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