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Taxon: Senegalia senegal (L.) Britton

 
Genus: Senegalia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 314620
Place of publication: N. L. Britton & P. Wilson, Bot. Porto Rico 6:538. 1930 (Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Isl.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental; soil improver
  • Fuels:
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (as Acacia senegal) folklore (as Acacia senegal)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


Check other web resources for Senegalia senegal (L.) Britton :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2021. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.narc.gov.jo/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=314620. Accessed 21 September 2021.