Acacia kirkii Oliv.
subsp. kirkii
var. kirkii

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Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii

Photo: Karl van Laeren
Road from Manjerengwa cattle post to Borehole 9935, Botswana, near Zimbabwe border

Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii

Photo: Karl van Laeren
Road from Manjerengwa cattle post to Borehole 9935, Botswana, near Zimbabwe border

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Synonyms: Vachellia kirkii (Oliv.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Common names: Flood plain acacia (English)
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: kirkii: named after Dr John Kirk, who accompanied David Livingstone on his Zambezi expedition of 1858
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Content last updated: Tuesday 27 January 2015
Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 94 - 96. As Acacia kirkii

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 156 - 157. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 214. as Acacia kirkii

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 241. As Acacia kirkii

Mannheimer, C. & Curtis B. (2009). Le Roux and Müller's Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of Namibia Macmillan Education, Windhoek, Namibia. Pages 104 - 105. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 59.

Timberlake, J., Fagg, C. & Barnes, R. (1999). Field Guide to the Acacias of Zimbabwe CBC Publishing, Harare Pages 80 - 81. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii
Flora of Mozambique: Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii
Flora of Zambia: Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acacia kirkii
African Plant Database: Acacia kirkii
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BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acacia kirkii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acacia kirkii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Acacia kirkii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Acacia kirkii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acacia kirkii
Ispot Southern Africa: Acacia kirkii
JSTOR Plant Science: Acacia kirkii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Acacia kirkii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acacia kirkii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Acacia kirkii
Tropicos: Acacia kirkii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126000, retrieved 17 October 2018

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