Vachellia karroo (Hayne) Banfi & Galasso

First published in Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat. Mus. Civico Storia Nat. Milano 149: 149 (2008)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Tropical & S. Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Chile Central, Corse, Cyprus, India, Iraq, Italy, Libya, Mauritius, Morocco, Myanmar, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Queensland, Sicilia, Spain, St.Helena, Tunisia, Turkey, Western Australia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Barnes, R. D., Filer, D. L. & Milton, S. J. (1996). Acacia karroo; monograph and annotated bibliography. Tropical Forestry Papers 32. Oxford Forestry Institute, Oxford.
  • Bisby, F. A., Buckingham, J. & Harborne, J. B. (1994). Phytochemical Dictionary of the Leguminosae. ILDIS. Chapman & Hall, London.
  • Carr, J. D. (1976). The South African Acacias. Conservation Press (PTY) Ltd., Johannesburg.
  • Timberlake, J., Fagg, C. & Barnes, R. (1999). Field guide to the Acacias of Zimbabwe. CBC Publishing, Harare.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). http://collectaneabotanica.revistas.csic.es/index.php/collectaneabotanica/article/view/280/391. epublication.
  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dufour-Dror, J.M. & Fragman-Sapir, O. in Dufour-Dror, J.M. (2019). Alien Plant Species in Natural & Disturbed Areas in Israel. Alien Invasive Plants in Israel, ed. 2: 1-246. Dan Perry Pub., Nature & Parks Authority, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Alves, T., Francisco, J., Harris, T., Nangoma, D. & de Sousa, C. (2009). Biodiversity and Conservation of Mchese Mountain, Malawi. Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036: 1-71. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • de Lourdes Rico-Acre, M. (2007). A checklist and synopsis of American species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): 1-207. CONABIO, México D.F.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 3, 2011 Teppner, H. [s.n.], Austria Acacia karroo K000724010 No
Jan 1, 2007 Vorster, P. [2720], South Africa Acacia karroo K000264400 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Robbertse, P.J. [871], South Africa Acacia karroo K000264401 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1986 Robert [s.n.] Acacia karroo K000244343 Yes
Oct 8, 1973 Dekindt [431], Angola Acacia karroo K000244322 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 Bouton [s.n], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244398 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 Ecklon [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244401 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 Zeyher [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244404 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 South Africa Acacia karroo K000244406 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 South Africa Acacia karroo K000244412 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 Sutherland [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244413 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 South Africa Acacia karroo K000244414 Unknown type material Yes
Nov 19, 1971 Gueinguis [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244415 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 Gueinguis [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244416 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 Krauss [66], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244418 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 South Africa Acacia karroo K000244405 Yes
Nov 19, 1971 unknown [513], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244399 Yes
Baur, R. [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244400 Yes
Drege [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244402 Yes
Burtt Davy, J. [2807], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244407 Unknown type material Yes
South Africa Acacia karroo K000244408 Yes
South Africa Acacia karroo K000244409 Yes
Zeyher [566], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244410 Yes
Burtt Davy, J. [2468], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244411 Unknown type material Yes
Gerstner, J. [4562], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244419 syntype Yes
Long, D.G. [20], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489558 No
Richards, H.M. [14840], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489561 No
Hansen, O.J. [3291], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489556 No
Smith, P.A. [1879], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489557 No
Robert [s.n.] Acacia karroo K000244342 Yes
Yalala, A.M. [338], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489562 No
Rutherford [s.n.], South Africa Acacia karroo K000244403 Yes
de Beer, J.S. [543], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489560 No
Drummond, R.B. [5306], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489563 No
Rico, L. [1919], Morocco Acacia karroo K000564896 No
Smith, P.P. [117], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489555 No
Rico, L. [1164], Bolivia Acacia karroo K000295006 No
Camerik, A.M. [16], Botswana Acacia karroo K000489559 No

Sources

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    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
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    • 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/
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