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List of names matching "Acacia xanthophloea"
Status Name
accepted Acacia xanthophloea Benth.

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Acacia xanthophloea

Accepted name

Acacia xanthophloea Benth.1


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Fever Tree2


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Somali material 1600Km N of nearest other population3

Geographical records

Africa3:   Kenya(N)1, Malawi(N)4, Mozambique(N)1, Somalia(N)3, South Africa(N)1, Swaziland(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Zimbabwe(N)4
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland4; Somalia-Masai woodland1; Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone ; woodland2

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 4;  Illustration2, 5, 6, 7


1988 (Africa) Lock JM;     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Ross, J.H. (1979) Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Afr. 44: 1-150. A conspectus of African Acacia.
2:Brenan, J.P.M. (1959) Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
3:Thulin, M. (1989) Nordic J. Bot. 8: 457-488. new/noteworthy legumes NE Trop. Afr.
4:Brenan, J.P.M. (1970) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Zambeziaca Vol. 3 (1). Brenan, JPM et al.
5:Ross, J.H. (1975) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa Vol. 16, pt. 1. Ross, J.H.
6:Ross, J.H. (1971) Flowering Plants of Africa 41: pl. 1637 - Acacia xanthophloea
7:Onderstall, J. (1984) Transvaal Lowveld & Escarpment... South Afr. Wild Fl. Guide 4.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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