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Taxon: Vachellia drepanolobium (Harms ex Y. Sjöstedt) P. J. H. Hurter

 
Genus: Vachellia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 465185
Place of publication: Mabberley's Pl.-Book 1021. 2008
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • ant-gall acacia  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • black-gall acacia  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • whistlethorn  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Materials: gum/resin

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo (e.)


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania


Reference:

  1. Mhinzi, G. S. et al. 2008. Intra-species variation of the properties of gum exudates from two Acacia species of the series Gummiferae Food Chem. 107:1407-1412.

Check other web resources for Vachellia drepanolobium (Harms ex Y. Sjöstedt) P. J. H. Hurter :

  • 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=465185. Accessed 21 May 2019.