African Plant Database

Acacia tephrophylla Thulin
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 18(5): 515 (1998); Nord. J. Bot. 18[5]: 515-516 (1998)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vachellia tephrophylla (Thulin) Kyal. & Boatwr. (2013)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1-4 m tall, flat-topped and obconical, with stout spreading branches; bark rough; young branchlets stout, very pale brown; topiles spinescent, short, hooked, tomentose, in pairs;
Ecology : In stony rocky places on limestone where it is the dominant woody plant over large areas; 1300-1800 m alt.
  Know only from a small area on the Cal Miskaat Range (Somalia). Related to A. reficiens, A. etbaica.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67429
Record n°67429
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