Acacia hockii De Wild.

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Acacia hockii

Photo: Mike Bingham
Mwinilunga District,12 km west of Ikelenge.

Acacia hockii

Photo: Mike Bingham
South-Luangwa National Park

Acacia hockii

Photo: Mike Bingham
South-Luangwa National Park

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Synonyms: Acacia seyal var. multijuga Schweinf. ex Baker f.
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Status: Native
Description:
Shrubs or small trees; bark peeling in papery layers; young twigs puberulous. Spines stipular, short, straight. Leaves with (1)2-11 pairs of pinnae; leaflets in 9-29 pairs. Flowers bright yellow in axillary pedunculate heads borne on the current growth.
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Flowering time:Apr - May
Worldwide distribution: Guinea and South Sudan to Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia and Angola.
Mozambique distribution: Z,T
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 86 - 87.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acacia hockii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Acacia hockii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acacia hockii
Ispot Southern Africa: Acacia hockii
JSTOR Plant Science: Acacia hockii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Acacia hockii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acacia hockii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Acacia hockii
Tropicos: Acacia hockii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Acacia hockii.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186030, retrieved 21 November 2017

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