Genus: Senegalia Raf.

Possible synonym of: Acacia Mill.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Alternate family(ies): Mimosaceae
Common names: acacia
Genus number: 16475
Last updated: 15-Jun-2012
Accession Count: 154 (95 active, 78 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Maslin, B. R. et al. 2003. Overview of the generic status of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Austral. Syst. Bot. 16:1-18. Note: Acacia is not monophyletic, should be divided into 5 genera
  2. Maslin, B. R. 1987. Report of discussions at I.G.S.M. meeting No. 6 on the proposal to split Acacia. Bull. Groupe Int. Étude Mimosoideae 15:108-118.
  3. 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. 92:219-254. Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 6 August 2020.