Vachellia robusta

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Vachellia robusta
Acacia robusta, Springbokvlakte.jpg
On the Springbok Flats
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Vachellia
Species: V. robusta
Binomial name
Vachellia robusta
(Burch.) Kyal. & Boatwr.[1]
  • Vachellia robusta subsp. clavigera (E.Mey.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
  • Vachellia robusta subsp. robusta (Burch.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
  • Vachellia robusta subsp. usambarensis (Taub.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
  • Acacia robusta Burch.

The splendid thorn (Vachellia robusta) is an Afrotropical tree species.



  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. ^ "Vachellia robusta (as Acacia robusta)". The Plant List. 2010. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 

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