Acacia latispina J.E. Burrows & S.M. Burrows

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Acacia latispina

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Between Pemba town and Pemba Bay

Acacia latispina

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Between Pemba town and Pemba Bay

Acacia latispina

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Between Pemba town and Pemba Bay

Acacia latispina

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Between Pemba town and Pemba Bay

Acacia latispina

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Between Pemba town and Pemba Bay

Acacia latispina

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quissanga, Cabo Delgado.

Acacia latispina

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quissanga, Cabo Delgado.

Acacia latispina

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quissanga, Cabo Delgado.

Acacia latispina

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quissanga, Cabo Delgado.

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Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Small deciduous tree. Older stems armed with very distinct broadly winged and flattened spines. Inflorescences axillary, globose. Flowers yellow.
Notes: This species has only been described very recently (2009)
Derivation of specific name: latispina: with broad spines.
Habitat: Open coastal woodland, on gravelly sandy soils.
Altitude range: Up to 50 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Pemba coastal area in Northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Sunday 28 September 2014
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2009). A new species of Acacia from northern Mozambique Bothalia 39(2) Pages 222 - 225. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 195. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acacia latispina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acacia latispina
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acacia latispina
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Acacia latispina
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Acacia latispina
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Acacia latispina
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Acacia latispina
iNaturalist: Acacia latispina
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acacia latispina
JSTOR Plant Science: Acacia latispina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Acacia latispina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acacia latispina
Plants of the World Online: Acacia latispina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Acacia latispina
Tropicos: Acacia latispina
Wikipedia: Acacia latispina


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Acacia latispina.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=214100, retrieved 21 August 2019

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