1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Vachellia Wight & Arn.
      1. Species: Vachellia tortilis (Forssk.) Galasso & Banfi
        1. Vachellia tortilis subsp. spirocarpa (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Kyal. & Boatwr.

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa to Namibia.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Vachellia tortilis subsp. spirocarpa (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 517 (2013)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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