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This species is accepted, and its native range is Seychelles (Silhouette), Indian Subcontinent to Myanmar.

[FWTA]

Mimosaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A prickly climbing shrub
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in numerous small white balls turning yellowish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits brown
Ecology
Common in the forest regions, but much less common in savannah.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Shrub/Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Environmental, Food and Drink, Medicine

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Seychelles, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Queensland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Thailand, Togo

Senegalia pennata (L.) Maslin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Elmer, A.D.E. [7476], Philippines Acacia pennata K000295859
s.coll. [5253], India Acacia pennata K000791179
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5254], India Acacia pennata K001120292
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5254] Acacia pennata K001120299
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5254], Myanmar Acacia pennata K001120296
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5254] Acacia pennata K001120298
Wallich [5253], India Acacia pennata K000791178
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5254] Acacia pennata K001120294
Elmer, A.D.E. [9340], Philippines Acacia pennata K000295858
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 5254], Bangladesh Acacia pennata K001120295
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5254] Acacia pennata K001120293
s.coll. [s.n.], India Acacia pennata K000791177
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5254] Acacia pennata K001120297

First published in Nuytsia 22: 466 (2012)

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

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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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