African Plant Database

Acacia rovumae Oliv.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 353 (1871) 
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senegalia rovumae (Oliv.) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia chrysothrix Taub. (1895)
=Acacia macalusoi Mattei (1908)
=Acacia morondavensis Drake (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (10-)15-30 m, deciduous, with the old leaves retained until the new ones start to develop, with openly branched flattened crown; trunk to 1,3 m Ø, bark rough or smooth; young branchlets with short curved yellowish hairs;
Ecology : Riverine forest and woodland, saline-water swamp forest, on or near the coast; on margins of Avicennia marina mangroves, with Barringtonia racemosa, with its roots in brackish water; 1-700 m alt. (30-50 m in S Somalia, 1-200 m in Kenya).
  Closely related to A. burkei.
Biol./Eco : Tree; Dry, Subarid; Thicket, Woodland, Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 67370
Record n°67370
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