African Plant Database

Acacia mbuluensis Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1957, 79 (1957)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia mbuluensis (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 1,5-10,5 m; crown flattened; bark very dark brown, ribbed; young branchlets densely grey-pubescent; stipules spinescent, some 1 cm long, others 4 cm, some fused at base into black pubescent "ant-galls"; flowers cream, in heads;
Ecology : Ecology uncertain; 900-1980 m alt.
  Resembling A. malacocephala.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67351
Record n°67351
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