African Plant Database

Acacia montigena Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 21(3): 480 (1968)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia monticola Brenan & Exell (1957) non J.M.Black
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent shrub 7,5-30 m tall; young branchlets blackish, fulvous-pubescent, glandular; stipules not spinescent, deciduous; prickles small, recurved, arising from longitudinal bands along the internodes;
Ecology : Upland rain-forest, riverine forest; 1000-2130 m alt. (1150-2100 in Ethiopia).
  Related to A. pentagona (pods indehiscent), A. kamerunensis (with narrower pods).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67488
Record n°67488
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