Acacia hereroensis Engl.

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Synonyms: Senegalia hereroensis (Engl.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
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Status: Native in western Zimbabwe; also introduced near Harare
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Notes: This species occurs naturally in a fairly small area in the Matopos-Bulawayo region (Timberlake, 1999). There is also a record from grassland near to Harare where it appears that the trees were either planted or accidentally introduced,
Derivation of specific name: hereroensis: from Hereroland in Namibia, inhabited by the Herero people
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
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Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Page 73.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 2.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 214.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 240.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 59.

Timberlake, J., Fagg, C. & Barnes, R. (1999). Field Guide to the Acacias of Zimbabwe CBC Publishing, Harare Pages 74 - 75. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Acacia hereroensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125980, retrieved 12 December 2017

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