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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Senegalia Raf.
      1. Senegalia asak (Forssk.) Kyal. & Boatwr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa to Arabian Peninsula.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen

    Introduced into:

    India

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Senegalia asak (Forssk.) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Trott, A.C. [1417], Saudi Arabia Acacia asak K000791106
    unknown [26] Acacia asak K000244180
    Schweinfurth, G. [89], Sudan Acacia asak K000244181
    Schimper [1710], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244175 Unknown type material
    Schimper [1710], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244177 Unknown type material
    Schimper [725], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244176
    Schimper [1746], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244178
    Schimper [1746], Ethiopia Acacia asak K000244179

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 507 (2013)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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

    Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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