African Plant Database

Acacia eriocarpa Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1957, 360 (1958)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senegalia eriocarpa (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (2-)3-6 m tall, sometimes many-stemmed; sometimes a scrambling shrub; stipules not spinescent, broadly and obliquely ovate; prickles hooked, scattered along internodes and on leaf rachis; leaves and leaflets large and hairy;
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Ecology : Woodland, thicket; on unconsolidated sandy deposits, often of colluvial origin, possibly acidic, also on rocky soils derived from sandstone (typical constituent of Upper Hwange formations, Zimbabwe); typically associated with Terminalia brachystemma, etc.
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