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Acacia nilotica (Scented 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 nilotica (Scented thorn)
Acacia nilotica (Scented thorn) Acacia nilotica (Scented thorn)
Acacia nilotica (Scented thorn) Acacia nilotica (Scented thorn)

Acacia nilotica, along path to Pungwe River, Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Mozambique]

Ecological relationships in southern Africa

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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