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Dichrostachys cinerea

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: Dichrostachys

Dichrostachys cinerea

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Dichrostachys cinerea, along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Mozambique]

Dichrostachys cinerea

Dichrosyachys cinerea, Mukuvisi Woodland, office area, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

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Dichrosyachys cinerea, Gatsi Communal Area, Honde Valley, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Dichrosyachys cinerea, Maonza, Vumba, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

This tree originates from Australia; in South Africa it is grown commercially for its tannin-rich bark but can also be a weed along watercourses. A Category 2 invasive plant in South Africa.

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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