Vachellia haematoxylon

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Plants of the genus Alhagi are also sometimes called camelthorns or camel thorns
Vachellia haematoxylon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Vachellia
Species: V. haematoxylon
Binomial name
Vachellia haematoxylon
(Willd.) Seigler & Ebinger[1]
Synonyms
  • Acacia haematoxylon Willd.

Vachellia haematoxylon (Gray camel thorn, Giraffe thorn, Afrikaans: Vaalkameeldoring, Sotho: Mokholo) is a protected tree in South Africa.[2]

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  1. ^ Kyalangalilwa B, Boatwright JS, Daru BH, Maurin O, van der Bank M. (2013). "Phylogenetic position and revised classification of Acacia s.l. (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) in Africa, including new combinations in Vachellia and Senegalia.". Bot J Linn Soc 172 (4): 500–523. doi:10.1111/boj.12047. 
  2. ^ "Protected Trees". Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Republic of South Africa. 3 May 2013.