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Acacia polyacantha campylacantha 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 polyacantha subsp. campylacantha

Accepted name

Acacia polyacantha Willd. subsp. campylacantha (A.Rich.)Brenan1


Acacia caffra (Thunb.) Willd. var. campylacantha (A.Rich.)Aubrev.1
Acacia campylacantha A. Rich.1
Acacia catechu (L. f.) Willd. subsp. suma (Roxb.)Roberty1


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened



Geographical records

Africa:   Benin(N)3, Botswana(N)4, Burundi(N)5, Cameroon(N)5, Central African Republic(N)5, Ethiopia(N)1, Ghana(N)3, Ivory Coast(N)3, Kenya(N)6, Malawi(N)4, Mali(N)3, Mozambique(N)4, Niger(N)3, Nigeria(N)3, Rwanda(N)5, Senegal(N)3, South Africa(N)1, Sudan(N)5, Tanzania(N)1, The Gambia(N)1, Togo(N)3, Uganda(N)6, Zaire(N)5, Zambia(N)1, Zimbabwe(N)4
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland1; Sudanian woodland1; Guinea-Congolia/Zambezia regional transition zone; wooded grassland7

Literature citations

Description1, 6;  Illustration8, 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:Dale, I.R. & Greenway, P.J. (1961) Kenya Trees and Shrubs
3:Keay, R.W.J. (1958) Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2; Vol. 1, part 2
4:Brenan, J.P.M. (1970) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Zambeziaca Vol. 3 (1). Brenan, JPM et al.
5:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
6:Brenan, J.P.M. (1959) Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
7:White, F. (1983) The Vegetation of Africa
8:Ross, J.H. (1975) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa Vol. 16, pt. 1. Ross, J.H.
9:Engler, A. (1912) Die Vegetation der Erde: IX: Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3. 1

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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