Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens

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Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty

Fabaceae

Life form: shrub

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: ovate

Division: bipinnate

Shape: globose
Fruit: legume

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales

Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens is a shrub.

Naming

Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens was already described and the name validly published by Julius Schumann and Peter Thonning. It was Guy Edouard Roberty, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens is a subspecies in the genus Acacia which contains approximately 1550 to 1852 species and belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens is evergreen. The bipinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are ovate and have entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens produces globose flowers.

The shrubs produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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