African Plant Database

Acacia ogadensis Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Ann. Bot. (Rome) 13: 393 (1915)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Albizia ogadensis (Chiov.) Baker f. ex Chiov.
 Senegalia ogadensis (Chiov.) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree to 5 m, with whip-like stem; stipules not spinescent, soon deciduous, prickles in threes, the central one hooked downwards, the 2 laterals spreading at right angles to the stem; leaves with 1 pair of pinnae, 2-4 pairs of leaflets;
Ecology : Bushland on limestone; 160-1000 m alt. (Somalia), c. 500-1250 m (Ethiopia); limestone slopes with Acacia-Commiphora bushland, once found (at Ramu) 400-500 m, in Kenya.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67358
Record n°67358
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