Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Senegalia asak (Forssk.) Kyal. & Boatwr.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa to Arabian Peninsula.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Miscellaneous

Native to:

Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen

Introduced into:

India

Senegalia asak (Forssk.) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1993 Trott, A.C. [1417], Saudi Arabia Acacia asak K000791106 Yes
Schimper [1710], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244175 Unknown type material Yes
Schimper [1710], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244177 Unknown type material Yes
Schimper [725], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244176 Yes
Schimper [1746], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244178 Yes
Schimper [1746], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244179 Yes
unknown [26] Acacia asak K000244180 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [89], Sudan Acacia asak K000244181 Yes

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 507 (2013)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides

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