African Plant Database

Acacia hamulosa Benth.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : London J. Bot. 1: 509 (1842)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia paradoxa Chiov. (1929) (1929), non DC. (1813)
=Senegalia senegalensis (Forssk.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,5-5 m tall; young branchlets grey, as though white-washed over purplish background; stipules not spinescent, soon deciduous; prickles in threes, the central one strongly hooked deownwards, the laterals curved upwards;
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora deciduous dry bushland; 150-1200 m alt.
  Distinguished by a recurved small prickle on lower face of rhachis near the apex of each leaf pinna.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67338
Record n°67338
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