Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana

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Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
Acacia nilotica, Wonderboom Natuurreservaat.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Clade: Mimosoideae
Genus: Vachellia
Species: V. nilotica
Subspecies: V. n. subsp. kraussiana
Trinomial name
Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
(Benth.) Kyal. & Boatwr.[1]
  • Acacia benthamiana Rochebr.
  • Acacia benthamii Rochebr.
  • Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana (Benth.) Brenan
  • Acacia nilotica subsp. subalata sensu auct.
  • Acacia subalata sensu auct.

Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana is a perennial tree native to Africa. All examples in southern Africa can be assigned to this race.[3]


Its uses include chemical products and wood.[2] The bark is used to treat cough by the African Zulu.[4]

Seed pods


  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. ^ a b ILDIS LegumeWeb
  3. ^ Palgrave, K.C. (1984). Trees of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik. p. 246. ISBN 0-86977-081-0. 
  4. ^ World AgroForestry