Vachellia

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Vachellia
Acacia smallii 4.jpg
Vachellia farnesiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Genus: Vachellia
Wight & Arn.
Type species
Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn.
Species[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

147; see text.

Vachellia Distribution Map.svg
The range of the genus Vachellia.
Synonyms[8]
  • Acacia subg. Acacia Vassal, no,. illeg.
  • Acaciopsis Britton & Rose
  • Aldina E.Mey.
  • Bahamia Britton & Rose
  • Delaportea Gagnepain
  • Farnesia Gasparrini
  • Feracacia Britton & Rose
  • Fishlockia Britton & Rose
  • Gumifera Raf.
  • Lucaya Britton & Rose
  • Myrmecodendron Britton & Rose
  • Nimiria Craib
  • Pithecodendron Speg.
  • Poponax Raf.
  • Protoacacia Mill.
  • Tauroceras Britton & Rose

Vachellia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Mimosoideae. Its species were considered members of genus Acacia until 2005.[2][5]

Species list[edit]

Incertae Sedis[edit]

These species are suspected to belong to Vachellia, but have not been formally transferred.[6]

Hybrids[edit]

  • Vachellia ×cedilloi (Rico Arce) Seigler & Ebinger
  • Vachellia campechiana × pennatula
  • Vachellia erioloba × haematoxylon
  • Vachellia ×gladiata (Saff.) Seigler & Ebinger
  • Vachellia kirkii × seyal
  • Vachellia macracantha × pennatula
  • Vachellia seyal var. fistula × xanthophloea
  • Vachellia ×standleyi (Saff.) Seigler & Ebinger

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seigler DS, Ebinger JE. (2005). "New combinations in the genus Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from the New World.". Phytologia 87 (3): 139–78. 
  2. ^ a b 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. 
  3. ^ Seigler DS, Ebinger JE. (2010). "New Combinations in Senegalia and Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae)." (PDF). Phytologia 92 (1): 92–95. 
  4. ^ Maslin BR, Seigler DS, Ebinger J. (2013). "New combinations in Senegalia and Vachellia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) for Southeast Asia and China.". Blumea 58 (1): 39–44. doi:10.3767/000651913X669914. 
  5. ^ a b Clarke HD, Seigler DS, Ebinger JE. (2009). "Taxonomic Revision of the Vachellia acuifera Species Group (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) in the Caribbean.". Syst Bot 34 (1): 84–101. doi:10.1600/036364409787602285. 
  6. ^ a b Maslin B.. "List of Acacia sensu lato species". World Wide Wattle. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Kodela PG, Wilson PG (2006). "New combinations in the genus Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from Australia.". Telopea 11: 233–244. 
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ "Protected Trees" (PDF). Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Republic of South Africa. 3 May 2013. 
  10. ^ Seigler DS, García R, Mejía M, Ebinger JE. (2012). "A new species of Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from Haiti". Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6 (1): 45.