Details of record no: 80755

Acacia pilispina Pic. Serm.

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Record details:

Date: Jul 1996
Recorder(s):G Renehan
Collector(s):G Renehan
Determiner(s):G Renehan
Location: Chingola; Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage and Chimpanzee Sanctuary, ca. 57 km NW of Chingola along Kafue River. UTM Coordinates: 557812.985, 8633679.801.
Location code(s): 150
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Zambia
Quarter Degree Square: 1227B3
Grid reference:
FZ Division: W
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Acacia tree ranging in height from 2-10 m. Bark powdery yellow, thin and easily scraped off to reveal green underneath with a red inner bark. Spines in pairs 2-3 cm in length on trunk and branches; straight spines and alternate arrangement on branches. Leaves bipinnate alternate compound. Flowers white puff ball ca. 2 cm in diameter on stem (3 cm) on upper branches. Flowering late June-July. Pods not visible. Collected 26 June 1996 along west wall of 7 acre enclosure, 30 m from river.
Latitude, Longitude: -12.333333, 27.500000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Individual record no: 80755: Acacia pilispina., retrieved 22 March 2023

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