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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Senegalia Raf.
      1. Senegalia tanganyikensis (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree 5.5–15 m. high; bark dark grey, corrugated.
    Branches
    Young branchlets densely pubescent.
    Stipules
    Stipules not spinescent.
    Prickles
    Prickles in pairs just below a node, brown or grey, hooked, up to 5–6 mm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaves:petiole glandular (gland 0.8–1.5 mm. in diameter); rhachis pubescent, glandular between lowest pair and top 2–6 pairs of pinnae; pinnae 6–17 pairs; leaflets 19–32 pairs, 2.5–3.5 mm. long, 0.6–1.0 mm. wide, linear-oblong, ciliate on margins only, lateral nerves not visible, apex obtuse, base auricled on one side.
    Flowers
    Flowers white or yellowish-white, sessile, in spikes 5–11 cm. long on peduncles 0.5–1.5 cm. long, produced usually before the new leaves on short leafless lateral shoots; axis densely pubescent.
    Calyx
    Calyx 1.5–2 mm. long, glabrous or with a few hairs above, rarely with more numerous hairs.
    Corolla
    Corolla 1.75–2.25 mm., equalling or only slightly exceeding the calyx, 5-lobed, glabrous outside.
    Stamens
    Stamen-filaments 5–5.5 mm. long, free; anthers about 0.2 mm. across, with a caducous gland.
    Ovary
    Ovary glabrous, very shortly stipitate.
    Fruits
    Pods (Fig. 14/14, p. 52) dehiscent, puberulous, oblong, straight or nearly so, venose, shortly acuminate at apex, 8–21 cm. long, 1.6–2.6 cm. wide.
    Seeds
    Seeds subcircular-lenticular, 10–13 mm. diam.; central areole medium, 5–6 × 4.5–5 mm., impressed.
    Habitat
    Woodland, deciduous bushland and perhaps in ground-water forest; 1160–1490 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere T1 T4 T5
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian wooded grassland, Somalia-Masai wooded grasslands.
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Senegalia tanganyikensis (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 510 (2013)

    Sources

    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