African Plant Database


Acacia leucospira Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 407 (1959)
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia leucospira (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading shrub to 1 m tall, 2 m wide; bark near ground yellow, papery; young branchlets densely white woolly hairy; stipules spinescent, in pairs, straight, spreading, woolly pubescent when young; leaves small, densely woolly;
Ecology : In low-bush vegetation on gypsum or limestone; 210-620 m alt.
  Very distinctive species, unlikely to be confused.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 67347
 
Record n°67347
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