African Plant Database


Acacia antunesii Harms
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 76 (1901) 
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia antunesii (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 6 m branching from the base; young branchlets greyish-brown with epidermis splitting to show yellowish or red-brown inner layer, young tips with dense grey indumentum or glabrous;
Ecology : Ecology not recorded; growing at foot of mountain; c. 1650 m alt.
  Variable in pubescence of branchlets, spines, leaves and peduncles.
  Similar to A. amythethophylla but lacking the latter's panicled inflorescences and in having fewer pinnae pairs and fewer leaflets. Also resembling A. ebutsiniorum P. J. H. Hurter (S. Africa).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 67311
 
Record n°67311
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