African Plant Database

Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne subsp. tortilis
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Acacia
Basionym : Mimosa tortilis Forssk.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mimosa tortilis Forssk. (1775)
 Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne (1827)
 Vachellia tortilis (Forssk.) Banfi & Galasso (2008)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree branched from the base and with flat-topped crown, or small shrub 1-4 m tall, leaves and pods pubescent, pods narrow; in W, N and E parts of range.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 195

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 298

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 4: 3 (1989).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 368 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°67419
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