Acacia caffra (Thunb.) Willd.

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Synonyms: Senegalia caffra (Thunb.) P.J.H. Hurter & Mabb.
Common names: Common hook-thorn (English)
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Derivation of specific name: caffra: from Kaffraria, or South Africa
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Botswana distribution: SE
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Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 72 - 73.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 59.

Timberlake, J., Fagg, C. & Barnes, R. (1999). Field Guide to the Acacias of Zimbabwe CBC Publishing, Harare Pages 42 - 43. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Acacia caffra
Flora of Zimbabwe: Acacia caffra

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Acacia caffra.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125820, retrieved 17 July 2018

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