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Acacia abyssinica

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Genus: Acacia

Acacia abyssinica

Acacia abyssinica, Serra Vumba, Manica, Mozambique. [photo Stefaan Dondeyne Flora of Mozambique]

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Acacia abyssinica under cultivation,in garden, Sims Road, Harare, Zimbabwe. [photos Rob Burrett , Flora of Zimbabwe]

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Acacia abyssinica under cultivation,in garden, Sims Road, Harare, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Acacia abyssinica under cultivation,in garden, Sims Road, Harare, Zimbabwe. [photo Rob Burrett , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Native from Ethiopia to Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Ecological relationships in southern Africa

See also Ecological relationships of Acacia species in southern Africa.

Herbivores

List of Lepidoptera from Kroon (1999).

Axiocerses tjoane (Common scarlet)

Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae

Larvae eat the leaves.

Azanus natalensis (Natal spotted blue)

Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae

Larvae eat the leaves.

 

Triclema nigeriae

Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae

Larvae eat the leaves.

 

Uranothauma nubifer

Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae

Larvae eat the leaves.

Links

References

  • Kroon, D.M. 1999. Lepidoptera of Southern Africa. Host-plants and other Associations. A Catalogue. Lepidopterists' Society of Africa, South Africa.

 


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