Acacia seyal var. fistula (Schweinf.)Oliver

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Acacia (11)

           Epithet: seyal Delile (2)

             Variety: fistula (Schweinf.)Oliver

fistula => pipe or tube

seyal => by Del., probably from arab. sayyal – flowing, referring to a habitat close to wadis

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Acacia seyal at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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