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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Lindi).

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Habit
Scrambling shrub up to 4.5 m. high.
Branches
Young branchlets densely pubescent with small arcuate-ascending hairs; glands almost absent.
Prickles
Prickles scattered, deflexed, arising from longitudinal bands along the wholly grey or grey-brown stems.
Leaves
Leaves:petiole 1.7–3.9 cm. long; pinnae mostly 9–11 pairs; leaflets numerous. 17–34 pairs, narrowly oblong, 0.6–1 mm. wide; midrib subcentral at base.
Flowers
Flowers in heads about 7–8 mm. in diameter, irregularly paniculate.
Stipules
Stipules at base of peduncles small, up to 1.5 mm. wide, inconspicuous, soon caducous, not subcordate at base.
Calyx
Calyx greenish-cream; calyx-lobes glabrous and eglandular or almost so outside.
Corolla
Petals greenish-cream.
Stamens
Stamen-filaments creamy-white.
Fruits
Pods (Fig. 15/29, p. 66) stiffly papery, oblong, dehiscent, 11–15 cm. long, 1.5–2.7 cm. wide, glabrous except for scattered minute sessile brown glands.
Seeds
Seeds purple-brown, smooth, elliptic, flattened, 8–9 mm. long, 6–6.5 mm. wide; areole small, 4–5 mm. long, 1.5–2.5 mm. wide.
Habitat
Edge of dry water-course leading down to shore in coastal deciduous bushland at about sea-level
Distribution
known only from this gathering. T8

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Insufficiently known
Ecology
Africa: Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket.
Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Shrub

Native to:

Tanzania

Senegalia taylorii (Brenan & Exell) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 510 (2013)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0