Acacia kirkii Oliv.
subsp. kirkii
var. kirkii

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Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii

Photo: Karl van Laeren
Road from Manjerengwa cattle post to Borehole 9935, Botswana, near Zimbabwe border

Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii

Photo: Karl van Laeren
Road from Manjerengwa cattle post to Borehole 9935, Botswana, near Zimbabwe border

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Synonyms:
Common names: Flood plain acacia (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: kirkii: named after Dr John Kirk, who accompanied David Livingstone on his Zambezi expedition of 1858
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Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Images last updated: Tuesday 27 January 2015
Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 94 - 96. As Acacia kirkii

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 156 - 157. (Includes a picture).

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

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 241. As Acacia kirkii

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 80 - 81. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126000, retrieved 29 June 2016

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