African Plant Database


Acacia thomasii Harms
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 366 (1914) 
Information on the genus : Acacia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senegalia thomasii (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 7-12(-20) m tall, straggling, with elongate whippy branches bearing the flowers; bark brown, flaking; stipules not spinescent, soon deciduous;
Ecology : Acacia or Acacia-Commiphora bushland or dry scrub, occurring in small groups; uncommon; 350-1200 m alt. MARTINS, D. J. & A. POWYS (2003). Record of seed set in an endemic Kenyan acacia (Acacia thomasii). Nature E. Africa 33: 2-3.
  Distinctive plant in its growth form and large flowers; but resembling A. ogadensis ; can be confused with A. circummarginata. Endemic to Kenya.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 67381
 
Record n°67381
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