African Plant Database


Acacia pseudofistula Harms
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 363 (1914) 
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia pseudofistula (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small "columnar" tree with 1-3 main stems, 1,8-6(-9) m tall with horizontal branches all the way up the stem(s); young branchlets grey-puberulous, epidermis flaking off to show rusty-red underbark;
Ecology : Shrub or dwarf-tree grassland, on black valley soils; locally gregarious and abundant; 900-1500 m alt.
  Habit of trees influenced by fires, severe fires producing narrow pole-like trees with stubby lateral branches; less severe ones producing irregular bushy trees.
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 67366
 
Record n°67366
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