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Acacia cornigera

Accepted name

Acacia cornigera (L.) Willd.1, 2, 3, 4


Acacia campecheana Schenck5
Acacia cornigera (L.) Willd. var. americana DC.5, 6
Acacia cubensis Schenck5, 6
Acacia furcella Saff.5, 6
Acacia hernandezii Saff.5, 6
Acacia interjecta Schenck5
Acacia nicoyensis Schenck5, 6, 7, 8
Acacia rossiana Schenck5
Acacia spadicigera Schltdl. & Cham.2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Acacia turgida Saff.5
Mimosa cornigera L.1, 5, 6, 9
Tauroceras cornigerum (L.) Britton & Rose5
Tauroceras spadicigerum (Schltdl. & Cham.) Britton & Rose5, 6, 9


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Bull-Horn Acacia (En)10; Bullhorn Acacia2; Swollen-Thorn Acacia (En)10


Perennial non-climbing tree



Geographical records

Asia1, 3, 4:   India(I)1, 4, Pakistan(I)3

Caribbean:   Caribbean-TRP(N)5, 6, 8

Central America2, 11:   Belize(N)5, 6, 8, 12, Costa Rica(N)5, 6, 7, 8, El Salvador(N)5, 6, 8, Guatemala(N)5, 6, 8, Honduras(N)5, 8, Mexico(N)5, 6, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, Nicaragua(N)5, 6, 8, 11

India:   Maharashtra4, West Bengal1

Indian Ocean2:   Mauritius(I)2

North America16:   United States(I)9, 16, 17

United States:   Florida16

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description3, 4, 11


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
2:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
3:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 36. Mimosaceae. Karachi: Univ. of Karachi
4:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
5:Janzen, D.H. (1974) Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 13: 1-131... Acacias of C. America
6:Rudd, V.E. (1964) Madrono 17: 198-201 Nomen. Problems in Acacia cornigera compl
7:Janzen, D.H. & Liesner, R. (1980) Brenesia 18: 15-90 Check-list Lowl. GuanacasteProv. Costa Rica
8:Seymour, F.C. (1981) Phytologia 48 (1): 1-71 Bipinnate Leguminosae of Nicaragua
9:Isely, D. (1973) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (1): 1-152 Legum. of the U.S.: I.
10:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
11:Stevens, W.D., et al. (2001) Flora de Nicaragua, 85 (2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press
12:Dwyer, J.D. & Spellman, D.L. (1981) Rhodora 83 (834): 161-236 A List of Dicotyledoneae of Belize
13:Breedlove, D.E. (1986) Listados Floristicos de Mexico 4: 90-112 Flora de Chiapas
14:Cowan, C.P. (1983) Listados Floristicos de Mexico 1: 47-61 Flora de Tabasco
15:SousaS., M. & CabreraC., E.F. (1983) Listados Floristicos de Mexico 2: 31-38 Flora de Quintana Roo
16:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
17:List Based Record (1986) U.S. Soil Conservation Service

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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