Taxon: Acacia polyacantha Willd.

Synonym of Senegalia polyacantha

Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 313143
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(2):1079. 1806
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  • Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. 1983 (F TamilC)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rico-Arce, Maria de Lourdes A checklist and synopsis of American species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). 2007 (Amer Acacia)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. 1976 (F Hassan)
  • Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
  • Timberlake, J. et al. Field guide to the acacias of Zimbabwe. 1999 (FG Acacia Zimbabwe)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Acacia polyacantha Willd. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Acacia polyacantha cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image