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Acacia mellifera

Accepted name

Acacia mellifera (M. Vahl) Benth.1, 2, 3


Mimosa mellifera M. Vahl2


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(N)1, Botswana(N)1, Egypt(N)1, Ethiopia(N)1, Kenya(N)1, Mozambique(N)1, Namibia-ISO(N)1, Somalia(N)1, South Africa(N)1, Sudan(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Zambia(N)1, Zimbabwe(N)1

Asia2, 3, 4:   India(I)3, Iran(N)4, Iraq(N)4, Pakistan(I)2

Australasia5:   Australia(I)5

India:   Tamil Nadu3

Indian Ocean6:   Mauritius(I)6

Middle East4:   Israel(N)4, Oman(N)4, Saudi Arabia(N)1, South Yemen(N)1, Syria(N)4, Yemen(N)1

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian bushland and thicket7; Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket7; Sahel regional transition zone; bushland and thicket8

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 3, 7, 9, 10;  Illustration1, 9, 11


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Ross, J.H. (1979) Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Afr. 44: 1-150. A conspectus of African Acacia.
2:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 36. Mimosaceae. Karachi: Univ. of Karachi
3:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
4:Lock, J.M. & Simpson, K. (1991) Legumes of West Asia: A Checklist. RBG, Kew.
5:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
6:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
7:Brenan, J.P.M. (1959) Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
8:White, F. (1983) The Vegetation of Africa
9:Collenette (1985) Flowers of Saudi Arabia
10:Migahid, A.M. (1978) Flora of Saudi Arabia. Ed. 2, Vol. 1
11:Engler, A. (1912) Die Vegetation der Erde: IX: Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3. 1

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

APNI (Australian Plant Name Index): nomenclatural database in Canberra


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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