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Mupumbu

Senegalia goetzei subsp. goetzei

Derivation of specific name

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goetzei: named after German botanist and collector W. Goetze, who collected the type specimen in Tanzania.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Acacia goetzei Harms
subsp. goetzei Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125930
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Small to medium-sized or large tree. Stem grey to brown, somewhat rough and fissured, often with small raised thorn-tipped bosses. Thorns downward-hooked, in pairs at the nodes, blackish, up to c. 5 mm long. Leaves (for this subspecies) not large, up to c. 6 × 4 cm, with 3-5 pairs of pinnae; leaflets in 3-6 pairs per pinna, 3-4 mm wide, paler blue-green below, widest near the apex, distinctly asymmetric at the base; small thorns are often present on the rhachis below. Flowers in axillary spikes, creamy white, with the leaves. Pods straight, up to 18 × 3.5 cm, almost hairless, often with a wavy margin, leathery to slightly woody, dark red to purple-brown, dehiscent.
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copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Acacia goetzei Harms
subsp. goetzei Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125930
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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Angola, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, northern Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
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copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Acacia goetzei Harms
subsp. goetzei Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125930
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe