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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. Last Changed: 11-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 29 (13 active, 12 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, [St. Kitts] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama [Cocle, Panama]
    • 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). (F WIndies Online)
  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.
  3. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  4. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  5. Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Rico, L. & T. Pennington 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  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.
  10. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=450067. Accessed 13 December 2018.