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Acacia ataxacantha (Flame thorn)

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 ataxacantha (Flame thorn)

Acacia ataxacantha, Mana Pools (by main road to camp), Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Acacia ataxacantha (Flame thorn)
Acacia ataxacantha (Flame thorn)

Acacia ataxacantha, Ruia River crossing, Kariba, Zimbabwe. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Ecological relationships

See also Ecological relationships of Acacia species in southern Africa.


List of Lepidoptera from Kroon (1999).



  • 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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