African Plant Database

Acacia kraussiana Meisn. ex Benth.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : London J. Bot. 1: 515 (1842)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acacia kraussiana Meisn. ex Benth. subsp. kraussiana
 Senegalia kraussiana (Meisn. ex Benth.) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Taxon infra-specific
Acacia kraussiana subsp. madagascariensis Villiers & Du Puy (2002)
Acacia kraussiana Meisn. ex Benth. subsp. kraussiana
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent shrub or climber to 1-12-15 m tall (visible on the crowns of surrounding vegetation); main stems 5-angular and shoots angular; some branchlets modified into tendrils; stipules not spinescent, deciduous;
Ecology : Coastal woodland, bushland, thicket, often near the shore; sandforest; 0-110 cm alt.
  S. Africa (Natal). - Subsp. madagascariensis Villiers & Du Puy in Du Puy & al., Leguminosae Madagascar: 233, 2002, in N Madagascar:
  Superficially resembling Entada spicata. Similar to Acacia lujae (but distribution different).
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Liana; Dry; Woodland, Forest; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 67219
Record n°67219
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