African Plant Database

Acacia rehmanniana Schinz
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier 6: 525 (1898)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia rehmanniana (Schinz) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 8-12 m, with spreading rounded or flattened (in old trees) crown, or shrub; stem 15-20 cm Ø; bark conspicuously powdery orange to reddish on young trees, on branches of older ones, dark brown to black on the trunk;
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Ecology : Wooded grassland, open woodland, bushveld; often near rivers or streams, sometimes on termite mounds; locally common but rarely abundant, often associated with other Acacia species; on clay-rich soils, etc...
  Botswana, S. Africa (Transvaal).
  Easily confused with A. sieberiana, A. abyssinica , both larger trees. Resistant to some arboricides (unusual!). Record from S Zambia (Choma) doubtful (fide Timberlake & al., l.c.).
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carte afrique num 67258
Record n°67258
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