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Acacia caven

Accepted name

Acacia caven (Molina) Molina1, 2


Acacia cavenia Hook. & Arn.1
Mimosa caven Molina1
Mimosa cavenia Molina1


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Aromita2; Aromo Criollo3; Caven2; Churque (Spanish: Chile)4; Churqui3; Espinillo2; Espinillo de Ba¤ado3; Espino2; Espino Maulino (Spanish: Chile4


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Geographical records

South America3:   Argentina(N)1, 3, 5, 6, Bolivia(N)3, Chile(N)1, 5, 7, Paraguay(N)3, 5
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description2, 3, 4;  Illustration4


1993 Zarucchi JL;     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Burkart, A. (1946) Darwiniana 7 (2): 216-239 Leguminosas Nuevas o Criticas
2:Burkart, A. (1952) Acme Agency, Buenos Aires 569 pp Las Leguminosas Argentinas
3:Cialdella, A.M. (1984) Darwiniana 25 (1-4): 59-111 El genero Acacia en la Argentina
4:Adriana Hoffmann, J. (1998) El arbol urbano en Chile. 3rd ed. Santiago.
5:Caccavari, M.A. (1970) Darwiniana 16 (1-2): 144-174 Granos de Polen-Legum.-Argentina
6:Martinez, S. (1975) Darwiniana 19 (2-4): 458-489.... Legum. Lenosas-Argentina
7:Marticorena, C. & Quezada, M. (1985) Gayana, Bot. 42: 1-157 Catalogo de la flora vascular de Chile

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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