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Taxon: Vachellia nilotica (L.) P. J. H. Hurter & Mabb.

 
Genus: Vachellia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 465206
Place of publication: Mabberley's Pl.-Book 1021. 2008
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Aug-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry; boundary/barrier/support; revegetator
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; wood
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Syria


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galapagos Islands]
    • South America


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  4. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  5. Kyalangalilwa, B. & J. S. Boatwright 2013. Phylogenetic position and revised classification of Acacia s.l. (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) in Africa, including new combinations in Vachellia and Senegalia Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172:515.
  6. Lemmens, R. H. M. J. & N. Wulijarni-Soetjipto, eds. 1991. Dye and tannin-producing plants (Pl Res SEAs) 3:45-46.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Pandey, C. B. et al. 2000. Soil properties under Acacia nilotica trees in a traditional agroforestry system in central India Agroforest. Systems 49:53-61.
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  11. Seigler, D. S. et al. 2006. The genus Senegalia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from the New World (Phytologia) 88:47.

Check other web resources for Vachellia nilotica (L.) P. J. H. Hurter & Mabb. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?465206. Accessed 12 December 2018.