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

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
N1–3; C1, 2; S1–3 Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan and southwards to southern tropical Africa.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 150–1350 m.
Vernacular
Aqab, qurac (Somali)

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)

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

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

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin, A. S. Hassan & B. T. Styles [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Kew Bull. 12: 88 (1957)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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