Acacia kirkii Oliv.
subsp. kirkii
var. kirkii

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Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii

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

Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii

Picture: 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.
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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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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E,S
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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

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 190. (Includes a picture).

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).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 44.

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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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126000, retrieved 18 September 2019

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