Vachellia vernicosa

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Vachellia vernicosa
Vachellia vernicosa


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 vernicosa



Vachellia vernicosa (Britton & Rose) Seigler & Ebinger (2006)


  • Basionym
    • Acaciopsis vernicosa Britton & Rose (1928)
  • Homotypic
    • Acacia constricta var. vernicosa (Britton & Rose) L.D.Benson (1943)
    • Acacia vernicosa Standl. (1919)
  • Heterotypic
    • Acacia neovernicosa Isely (1969)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona, New Mexico
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Texas
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Viscid acacia
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