Vachellia rigidula (Benth.) Seigler & Ebinger

First published in Phytologia 87: 166 (2005 publ. 2006)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Texas to Mexico. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Texas

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • de Lourdes Rico-Acre, M. (2007). A checklist and synopsis of American species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): 1-207. CONABIO, México D.F. [Cited as Acacia amentacea.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • USDA, NRCS (2005-2020). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2006 Hinton, G.B. [5698], Mexico Acacia amentacea K000117811 No
Drummond [161], Texas Acacia amentacea K000117589 syntype Yes
Berlandier [1387], Texas Acacia amentacea K000117590 syntype Yes
Wright, C. [134], Texas Acacia amentacea K000297422 Yes
Havard, V. [s.n.], Texas Acacia amentacea K000791247 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [7274], Mexico Acacia amentacea K000117810 No
Wright, C. [174], Texas Acacia amentacea K000791248 Yes
Drummond [161], Texas Acacia amentacea K000297421 syntype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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 Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0