Taxon profile


Umbrella Thorn
Vachellia tortilis (Forssk.) Galasso & Banfi

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Vachellia

Scientific synonyms

Mimosa tortilis Forssk.
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne

Other names

= Umbrella Thorn Acacia


Taxon in country check-lists*

Africa: Somalia, Sudan, Asia: Israel

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Stenopterus ater (Linnaeus, 1767), Litocranius walleri (Brooke, 1879) - Gerenuk, Crossotus subocellatus (Fairmaire, 1886), Macrotoma palmata (Fabricius, 1792), Daramus major (Pic, 1924), ...

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