African Plant Database

Acacia andongensis Welw. ex Hiern
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 314 (1896) 
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Acacia goetzei Harms (- fide Taxon 57(3):1001 (2008).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senegalia andongensis (Welw. ex Hiern) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia goetzei Harms subsp. goetzei
=Acacia goetzei Harms (1900)
=Senegalia goetzei (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
=Acacia bequaertii De Wild. (1913)
=*Acacia mossambicensis auct. sensu Baker f. (1930)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-8 m with patent branches and dilated crown; branchlets very spiny; inflorescences pubescent.
Ecology : Rather damp sandy declivities, and also very dry places, along river banks in company with "Muçoso" (? Gigalobium abyssinicum).
  Insufficiently known; very close to A. goetzei subsp. microphylla , and perhaps not specifically distinct from it, fide Ross (Conpectus Afric. Acacia spp.: 82, 1979). Only known from the type collection (Welwitsch 1814) of 1857.
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Record n°67309 created 2008-09-19 - modified 2008-09-19
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