African Plant Database

Acacia somalensis Vatke
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senegalia somalensis (Vatke) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 3 m tall; young branchlets reddish (brown), glabrous; internodes very short; stipules not spinescent, soon deciduous; prickles straight, pointed upwards, but the tip hooked downwards, solitary;
Ecology : Semi-desert bushland on gravel and rocky slopes near the coast; 15-150 m alt.
  Record from Eritrea uncertain.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 67377
Record n°67377
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