African Plant Database

Acacia fischeri Harms
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 365 (1914) 
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia fischeri (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1-6 m tall; crown flattened; bark dark, rough, fissured; branchlets densely pubescent, often glandular; stipules spinescent, long, straight, in pairs; leaves hairy; flowers pale cream, in heads;
Ecology : On hard-pan grey soils, growing in patches of trees crowded together, in shallow drainage glades, fringes of large seasonal rivers; 1220-1520 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 296 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67335
Record n°67335
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