African Plant Database

Acacia lasiopetala Oliv.
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 2-6 m; bark rusty-red; young branchlets yellowish, hairy, epidermis flaking off to show powdery rusty-red underbark; stipules spinescent, straight, short, in pairs;
Ecology : Deciduous (Brachystegia) woodland on hills, wooded grassland; 1370-1830 m alt.
  Related to A. abyssinica, A. pilispina, A. rehmanniana , but pods grey-tomentellous, constricted between the seeds.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 296 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 67345
Record n°67345
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