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Acacia tortilis var. raddiana (Savi) Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 12: 87 (1957)
Information on the genus : Acacia
Basionym : Acacia raddiana Savi
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acacia raddiana Savi (1830)
 Acacia tortilis f. raddiana (Savi) Roberty
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acacia tortilis var. lenticellosa Chiov.
=*Acacia fasciculata Guill. & Perr. (1832)
=Vachellia tortilis subsp. raddiana (Savi) Kyal. & Boatwr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 7-10(-21) m, not branched from the base, with a distinct trunk and irregular crown but often stunted (browsing), young branchlets, leaves and pods glabrous or tomentellous (var. pubescens);
Ecology : lowland deciduous woodland and bushland, widespread in grass savanna along rivers,edges of wadis, in reg depressions, near galb and kedia and their sandy valleys, but less common in their inner part where the plant occurs in sandy places, characteristic o
  in the Sahel zone from Algeria-Senegal to Egypt-Sudan-E Kenya.

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