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Acacia nilotica kraussiana is the name accepted by ILDIS for the taxon located using your search string. The name you gave is an orthographic variant or other recognised misspelling.

Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana

Accepted name

Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile subsp. kraussiana (Benth.)Brenan1


Acacia benthamiana Rochebr.1
Acacia benthamii Rochebr.1
Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile subsp. subalata sensu auct.1, 2
Acacia subalata sensu auct.3


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Chemical products4; Wood4

Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(N)1, Botswana(N)1, Ethiopia(N)5, Malawi(N)1, Mozambique(N)6, South Africa(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Zambia(N)6, Zimbabwe(N)1
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland1; Zambezian halophytic vegetation7; Kalahari-Highveld regional transition zone; bushland and thicket7

Literature citations

Description1;  Illustration4, 8, 9


1993 Polhill RM;     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Ross, J.H. (1979) Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Afr. 44: 1-150. A conspectus of African Acacia.
2:Schreiber, A. (1967) 58. Mimosaceae. In: Prodr. Flora von Sudwestafrika. Merxmuller, H.
3:Brenan, J.P.M. & Greenway, P.J. (1949) Check-list.. Brit. Emp. 5. Tanganyika Territory. Imp. For. Inst. Ox.
4:Ross, J.H. (1975) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa Vol. 16, pt. 1. Ross, J.H.
5:Thulin, M. (1983) Opera Botanica 68: 1-223. Leguminosae of Ethiopia
6:Brenan, J.P.M. (1970) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Zambeziaca Vol. 3 (1). Brenan, JPM et al.
7:White, F. (1983) The Vegetation of Africa
8:Ross, J.H. (1971) Flowering Plants of Africa 41: pl. 1636. Ac. nilotica ssp. kr.
9:Onderstall, J. (1984) Transvaal Lowveld & Escarpment... South Afr. Wild Fl. Guide 4.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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