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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Senegalia Raf.
      1. Senegalia circummarginata (Chiov.) Kyal. & Boatwr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia to S. Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Note
    Closely related and similar in most of its characters to A. senegal, differing mainly by the characteristics listed below.
    Habit
    Tree 5–9 m. high; crown flat (T.T.C.L.) or rounded, bark yellow, flaking.
    Branches
    Young branchlets subglabrous to puberulous, rather smooth except for lenticels, purplish-brown to purplish-black.
    Leaves
    Leaves with 3–7 pairs of pinnae, their rhachides 2–6.5 cm. long; leaflets 8–25 pairs, 3–9 mm. long, 1.2–2 (–3) mm. wide, usually with few to many minute appressed hairs beneath.
    Inflorescences
    Axis of flowering spikes glabrous, rarely slightly hairy.
    Fruits
    Pods (Fig. 14/18, p. 52) usually brown, dehiscent, sparingly to sometimes densely puberulous, oblong to elliptic, usually subacute, sometimes rounded at apex, 7–18.5 cm. long, 1.7–2.8 cm. wide.
    Seeds
    Seeds 10–11 mm. diam.; central areole 4–5 × 4–5 mm.
    Habitat
    Dry scrub with trees; 730–1180 m.
    Distribution
    K1 T5 T6 T7

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Somalia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Senegalia circummarginata (Chiov.) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 14, 1991 Hansen, O.J. [3440], Botswana Acacia senegal var. leiorachis K000489553
    Yalala, A.M. [189], Botswana Acacia senegal var. leiorachis K000489552
    Mott, P.J. [1068], Botswana Acacia senegal var. leiorachis K000489554

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 508 (2013)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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.

    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