Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne[Agg]

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Synonyms: Vachellia tortilis (Forssk.) Galasso & Banfi
Common names: Umbrella thorn (English)
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Literature:

Timberlake, J., Fagg, C. & Barnes, R. (1999). Field Guide to the Acacias of Zimbabwe CBC Publishing, Harare Pages 128 - 134. (Includes a picture).


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Flora of Caprivi: Acacia tortilis
Flora of Mozambique: Acacia tortilis
Flora of Zambia: Acacia tortilis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Acacia tortilis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acacia tortilis
African Plant Database: Acacia tortilis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acacia tortilis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acacia tortilis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Acacia tortilis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Acacia tortilis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Acacia tortilis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Acacia tortilis
iNaturalist: Acacia tortilis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acacia tortilis
JSTOR Plant Science: Acacia tortilis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Acacia tortilis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acacia tortilis
Plants of the World Online: Acacia tortilis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Acacia tortilis
Tropicos: Acacia tortilis
Wikipedia: Acacia tortilis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Acacia tortilis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=163850, retrieved 16 November 2019

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