Prickles or spines on trunk or stems

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

FamilySpeciesComment
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Diplorhynchus condylocarpon
Araceae Amorphophallus abyssinicus subsp. unyikae
Balanitaceae Balanites aegyptiaca var. aegyptiaca
Balanitaceae Balanites maughamii
Bignoniaceae Rhigozum brevispinosum
Bombacaceae Adansonia digitata
Burseraceae Commiphora glandulosa
Burseraceae Commiphora pyracanthoides subsp. pyracanthoides
Capparaceae Capparis tomentosa
Combretaceae Combretum mossambicense
Cucurbitaceae Acanthosicyos naudinianus Tendrils modified to become spines
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia ingens
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis var. communis Spiny in some varieties
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia arenaria
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia ataxacantha
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia erioloba
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia erubescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia fleckii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia galpinii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia gerrardii var. gerrardii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hebeclada subsp. hebeclada
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hebeclada
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hebeclada subsp. chobiensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia karroo
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia luederitzii var. luederitzii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia mellifera subsp. detinens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia nigrescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia polyacantha subsp. campylacantha
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia robusta subsp. clavigera
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia schweinfurthii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia sieberiana var. woodii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia tortilis subsp. spirocarpa
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia tortilis subsp. heteracantha
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Dichrostachys cinerea
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Faidherbia albida
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Mimosa pigra
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Bobgunnia madagascariensis
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Indigofera bainesii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pterocarpus angolensis
Hernandiaceae Gyrocarpus americanus subsp. africanus
Lamiaceae Kalaharia uncinata
Malvaceae Hibiscus cannabinus
Malvaceae Hibiscus diversifolius subsp. rivularis
Malvaceae Hibiscus mastersianus
Meliaceae Entandrophragma caudatum
Olacaceae Ximenia americana var. microphylla
Olacaceae Ximenia caffra var. caffra
Papaveraceae Argemone mexicana
Polygalaceae Securidaca longepedunculata
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus mucronata subsp. rhodesica
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus mucronata subsp. mucronata
Rutaceae Citropsis daweana
Salicaceae Flacourtia indica
Salicaceae Oncoba spinosa
Sterculiaceae Sterculia africana
Number of species: 57


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: List of species with each spot-character: Prickles or spines on trunk or stems.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=109, retrieved 21 March 2019

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