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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.
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, Eswatini, South Africa

    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 [Galápagos]
    • South America


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs Note: = Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). Note: = Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile
  4. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa Note: = Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile
  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. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 3:45-46. Note: = Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland. Note: = Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile
  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. Note: = Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. Note: = Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
  11. 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 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=465206. Accessed 15 December 2019.