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Taxon: Senegalia senegal (L.) Britton

 
Genus: Senegalia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 314620
Place of publication: N. L. Britton & P. Wilson, Bot. Porto Rico 6:538. 1930 (Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Isl.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental; soil improver
  • Fuels:
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (as Acacia senegal) folklore (as Acacia senegal)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Assoumane, A. et al. 2013. Highlighting the occurrence of tetraploidy in Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. and genetic variation patterns in its natural range revealed by DNA microsatellite markers. Tree Genet. Genomes 9:93-106.
  3. 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. 172:510.
  4. Pedley, L. 1986. Derivation and dispersal of Acacia (Leguminosae), with particular reference to Australia, and the recognition of Senegalia and Racosperma. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 92:238.
  5. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  6. Seigler, D. S. et al. 2006. The genus Senegalia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from the New World. Phytologia 88:47. Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Senegalia senegal (L.) Britton :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=314620. Accessed 7 December 2019.