African Plant Database

Acacia erythrophloea Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1957, 76 (1957)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia erythrophloea (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender tree to 4 m; bark deep purple to brick-red (unless blackened by fire); bark of young branchlets flaking off to show powdery brick-red underbark;
Ecology : Shrub and dwarf-tree grassland, locally gregarious and abundant on black soils of floodplains and valleys and on margins of seasonal swamps; c. 1130 m alt.
  Closely related to A. pseudofistula , and more material needed to confirm differences.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67331
Record n°67331
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