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Taxon: Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn.

 
Genus: Vachellia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 450067
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 272. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 29 (13 active, 12 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: soil improver
  • Food additives:
  • Materials: lipids; tannin/dyestuff
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (n.w.), Louisiana (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.), California (San Diego Co.)]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, [Saint Kitts] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama [Coclé, Panamá]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel, Syria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropical, subtropical, and warm-temperate regions)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Clarke, H. D. et al. 1989. Acacia farnesiana (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) and related species from Mexico, the southwestern U.S., and the Caribbean. Syst. Bot. 14:559. Note: = Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.
  3. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  4. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  5. Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii) Note: = Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.
  6. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  7. Rico, L. & T. Pennington. 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. Note: = Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.
  8. Seigler, D. S. & J. E. Ebinger. 2006. New combinations in the genus Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from the New World. Phytologia 87:139-178.
  9. Space, J. C. & C. T. Imada. 2004. Report to the Republic of Kiribati on invasive plant species on the islands of Tarawa, Abemama, Butaritari and Maiana. Pacific Biol. Surv. 2003-006:1-103. Note: = Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.
  10. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama. Note: = Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.

Check other web resources for Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=450067. Accessed 15 September 2019.