African Plant Database


Acacia manubensis J. H. Ross
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bothalia 11(3): 292 (1974)
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senegalia manubensis (J. H. Ross) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 5 m; bark yellowish, papery, peeling; stipules not spinescent, soon deciduous; prickles short, in pairs; leaves glaucous; flowers ? white, in short spikes; mature seeds unknown.
Ecology : Semi-evergreen bushland on limestone; 900-1340 m alt.
  Resembling A. goetzei but differs in having different leaflets and smaller pods, and from A. nigrescens in having more numerous leaflets, and from both these species in having yellowish peeling bark. [see more in the book]
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 67350
 
Record n°67350
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