Vachellia abyssinica

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Vachellia abyssinica on the left, right hand tree is Vachellia tortilis
Vachellia abyssinica

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Acacieae
Genus: Vachellia
Species: Vachellia abyssinica
Subspecies: V. a. subsp. abyssinica – V. a. subsp. calophylla

Name[edit]

Vachellia abyssinica (Hochst. ex Benth.) Kyal. & Boatwr., Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172(4): 511 (2013)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth. (1846)
  • Heterotypic
    • Acacia xiphocarpa Hochst. ex Benth. (1846)

Misapplied names[edit]

  • Acacia arabica sens. A.Rich. (1847)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Flat-Top Acacia
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