African Plant Database

Acacia tanganyikensis Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1956, 195 (1956)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senegalia tanganyikensis (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 5,5-15 m with flattened crown; bark dark grey, corrugated; young branchlets densely pubescent, epidermis often splitting and flaking off in small pieces; stipules not spinescent, soon deciduous; prickles recurved, short, in pairs;
Ecology : Woodland, deciduous bushland and where ground-water is available; 1160-1490 m alt.
  Has been misidentified with A. rovumae (coastal lowland species). Also close to A. burkei.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67378
Record n°67378
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