Acacia welwitschii Oliv.
subsp. delagoensis (Harms) J.H. Ross & Brenan

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Acacia welwitschii subsp. delagoensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quissanga, Cabo Delgado.

Acacia welwitschii subsp. delagoensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quissanga, Cabo Delgado.

Acacia welwitschii subsp. delagoensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quissanga, Cabo Delgado.

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Synonyms: Senegalia welwitschii (Oliv.) Kyal. & Boatwr. subsp. delagoensis (Harms ex Burtt Davy) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Common names: Delagoa thorn (English)
Derivation of specific name: welwitschii: named after the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Martin Welwitsch (1806-1872)
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Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 78 - 79.

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 241.

Timberlake, J., Fagg, C. & Barnes, R. (1999). Field Guide to the Acacias of Zimbabwe CBC Publishing, Harare Pages 136 - 137. (Includes a picture).


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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Acacia welwitschii subsp. delagoensis., retrieved 22 February 2018

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