Vachellia elatior (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr.

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 512 (2013)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is South Sudan to Kenya. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Sudan, Uganda

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 1993 Kibuwa, S.P. [2484], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058715 No
Oct 1, 1993 Edwards, L.E. [258], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058723 No
Oct 1, 1993 Magogo, F.C. [23], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058720 Yes
Oct 1, 1993 Gillett, J.B. [16996], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058722 No
Oct 1, 1993 Gillett, J.B. [19662], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058716 No
Oct 1, 1993 Greenway, P.J. [8857], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058724 No
Oct 1, 1993 Mungai, G.M. [227], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058717 Yes
Oct 1, 1993 Bally, J. [16881], Kenya Acacia elatior K000058721 No
Fagg, C.W. [635], Kenya Acacia elatior K000333149 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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