Vachellia tortilis

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Vachellia tortilis as Acacia tortilis

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: Mimosoideae
Tribus: Acacieae
Genus: Vachellia
Species: Vachellia tortilis
Subspecies: V. t. subsp. campoptila – V. t. subsp. heteracantha – V. t. subsp. raddiana – V. t. subsp. spirocarpa – V. t. subsp. tortilis

Name[edit]

Vachellia tortilis (Forssk.) Galasso & Banfi Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat. Mus. Civico Storia Nat. Milano 149(1): 150. (Jan. 2008)
Note: Vachellia tortilis (Forssk.) P.J.H. Hurter & Mabb. Pl.-Book (ed. 3) 1021. (May 2008) is an isonym and has no nomenclatural status according to ICN 6.3 note 2 ex. 1.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Mimosa tortilis Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 176. (1775)
  • Homotypic
    • Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne, Getreue Darstell. Gew. 9: I. 31. (1827)
    • Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne subsp. tortilis autonym

References[edit]

  • Galasso, G. & Banfi, E. 2008. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 149(1): 150.
  • Hassler, M. 2018. Vachellia tortilis World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (version Mar. 2018). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Dec. 8.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2016. Vachellia tortilis. Published online. Accessed Sept. 25 2016.

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: haak-en-steek
አማርኛ: Grar
العربية: sunut, samar
English: Umbrella Thorn
español: Acacia de copa plana
isiZulu: umSasane
italiano: acacia ad ombrello
עברית: shitat ha'sochech
Kiswahili: mgunga
magyar: Ernyőakácia, esernyőfa, beduin akácia
suomi: Kierreakaasia
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