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Acacia polyacantha

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 polyacantha Acacia polyacantha

Acacia polyacantha, Borrowdale Common, Harare, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Acacia polyacantha, Gardiner Farm, nr Arcturus, Zimbabwe. [photo Petra Ballings , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Acacia polyacantha

Acacia polyacantha, Borrowdale Common, Harare, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

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.

Anthene crawshayi

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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