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Acacia sieberiana

Accepted name

Acacia sieberiana DC.1, 2


Acacia abyssinica sensu auct.1
Acacia amboensis Schinz1
Acacia davyi sensu auct.1
Acacia purpurascens Vatke1
Acacia sieberana DC.1
Acacia sieberiana DC. subsp. vermoesenii (De Wild.)Troupin1
Acacia vermoesenii De Wild.


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Forage3; Medicine3; Wood4

Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(N)1, Benin(N)5, Botswana(N)1, Burkina Faso(N)1, Chad(N)6, Congo(N)1, Ethiopia(N)1, Ghana(N)1, Guinea Bissau(N)7, Ivory Coast(N)5, Malawi(N)1, Mali(N)5, Mozambique(N)1, Namibia-ISO(N)1, Niger(N)5, Nigeria(N)1, Rwanda(N)1, Senegal(N)1, South Africa(N)1, Sudan(N)1, Swaziland(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Togo(N)8, Uganda(N)1, Zaire(N)1, Zimbabwe(N)1

Asia2:   Pakistan(I)2

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland1; Zambezian wooded grassland1; Sudanian woodland1; Sudanian wooded grassland1; Lake Victoria regional mosaic; wooded grassland9

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 9, 10;  Distribution11, 12, 13;  Illustration1, 14


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:Dalziel, J.M. (1937) The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
4:Dale, I.R. & Greenway, P.J. (1961) Kenya Trees and Shrubs
5:Keay, R.W.J. (1958) Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2; Vol. 1, part 2
6:Lebrun, J.-P. et al (1972) IEMVPT Et. Bot. 1, Catalogue des Plant. Vasc. du Tchad Meridional
7:Liberato, Maria Candida (1972) Flora da Guinea Portuguesa: Mimosaceae
8:Ern, H. (1984) Leguminosae. In: Flore analytique du Togo. Brunel, J.F. et al.
9:Brenan, J.P.M. (1959) Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
10:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
11:Wickens, G.E. (1976) Kew Bull. Addnl. ser. 5. The flora of Jebel Marra (Sudan)...
12:Ross, J.H. (1973) Bothalia 11: 127-131. Notes on Acacia spp. in S. Africa. III
13:Ross, J.H. (1981) Bothalia 13: 389-413. An analysis of the African Acacia spp.
14: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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