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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Senegalia Raf.
      1. Senegalia latistipulata (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tanzania to N. Mozambique.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Arborescent or scandent shrub up to 5 m. high.
    Branches
    Young branchlets densely pubescent or puberulous, eglandular.
    Prickles
    Prickles scattered, recurved; leaves often large.
    Leaves
    Leaves:petiole about 1.8–3.2 cm. long; pinnae 10–26 pairs, about 3–8 cm. long; leaflets very numerous, linear to linear-oblong, 0.8–2 (–3) mm. wide, midrib nearer one margin at base.
    Inflorescences
    Heads of flowers about 8 mm. in diameter, in an ample terminal panicle.
    Stipules
    Stipules at base of peduncles comparatively large and conspicuous, 5–9 mm. long, 3–4.5 mm. wide, ovate, acute at apex, subcordate at base, pubescent or puberulous.
    Calyx
    Calyx puberulous, eglandular.
    Fruits
    Pods (Fig. 15/24, p. 66) subcoriaceous, oblong, dehiscent, 5–19 cm. long, 2.5–4.2 cm. wide, glabrous except for some glands, umbonate over seeds.
    Seeds
    Seeds dark brown, smooth, elliptic, compressed, 9–11 mm. long, 6–7 mm. wide; areole 5–6 mm. long, 2.5–3 mm. wide.
    Habitat
    Evergreen bushland and coastal secondary forest with Chlorophora standards; 380–820 m.
    Distribution
    T6 T8
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, J.P.M. Brenan. Flora Zambesiaca 3:1. 1970

    Habit
    Arborescent or scandent shrub up to 6 m. high; young branchlets densely pubescent or puberulous, eglandular; older ones pale-grey.
    Prickles
    Prickles scattered, recurved.
    Leaves
    Leaves mostly large: petiole c. 1·8-5 cm. long; pinnae 10-31 pairs, c. 3-8·5 cm. long; leaflets very numerous, 0·8-2(3) mm. wide, linear to linear-oblong; midrib nearer one margin at the base.
    Inflorescences
    Heads of flowers c. 8 mm. in diam., in an ample terminal panicle.
    Stipules
    Stipules at base of peduncles comparatively large and conspicuous, 4·5-9 x 3-4·5 mm., ovate, acute at the apex, subcordate at the base, pubescent or puberulous.
    Calyx
    Calyx puberulous, eglandular.
    Fruits
    Pods dehiscent, 5-20 x 2·5-4·2 cm., subcoriaceous, oblong, glabrous except for some glands, umbonate over the seeds.
    Seeds
    Seeds dark-brown, 9-11 x 6-7 mm., smooth, elliptic, compressed; areole 5-6 x 2·5-3 mm.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone ; woodland., Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket.
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Shrub

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique, Tanzania

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Senegalia latistipulata (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 509 (2013)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

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