3 edition of Note on the identity of three described species of Acacia found in the catalog.
Note on the identity of three described species of Acacia
|Statement||by Charles Lush ; read April 17, 1838.|
|Series||Landmarks of science II|
|LC Classifications||Q111 .H35, QK495.L52 .H35|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||217|
This paper examines interactions between five pastoral nomadic culture groups of the Egyptian and Sudanese Red Sea Hills and the acacia trees Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne subsp. tortilis and subsp. raddiana growing in their arid environments. A. tortilis is described as a keystone species both ecologically and culturally: the trees play such critical roles in . Plant Material: Acacia seeds were collected at full maturity in different environmental regions of Argentina, Chile and Paraguay. Details of the plant materials used are given in Table r specimens of each species from each locality were deposited in the Herbarium of the Museo Botánico (CORD) of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, and in the .
Medicinal plants: The tender leaves of Acacia nilotica are used as blood purifier. Ornamental plants: Some common plants are grown for their beautiful flowers. Some cf. these are Mimosa pudica and Acaciav melanoxylon. Wind breaking: A few species of Prospis are planted in the arid zones for breaking the wind pressure. Common species. Acacia. Acacia (Vachellia) rigidula (description & illustrations) In , and then again in , some almost unbelievable news rippled awkwardly through the world of plant science. Methamphetamine had just been reported from two abundant Acacia species that were already well-known for producing alkaloids involved with livestock problems.
and described in detail (Janzen , a, b) and a brief summary follolws. A colony of obligate acacia-ants (Pseudomyrmex femuginea, P. nigrocincta, P. belti, P. venefica, etc.) lives in the swollen, stipular thorns of one to several individual shrubs or trees, referred to . Several cladistic analyses have shown that the genus Acacia is not the subg. Acacia and dineae are monophyletic, subg. Aculeiferum is not. This subgenus consists of three clades.. Therefore, the following list of Acacia species cannot be maintained as a single entity, as this genus will be divided into 5 genera, Acacia, .
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Several cladistic analyses have shown that the genus Acacia is not the subg. Acacia and dinae are monophyletic, ferum is not. This subgenus consists of three ore, the following list of Acacia species cannot be maintained as a single entity, and must either be split up, or broadened to include species previously not in the genus.
Acacia, commonly known as the wattles or acacias, is a large genus of shrubs and trees in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the pea family lly, it comprised a group of plant species native to Africa and Australia. Controversy erupted in the early s when it had become evident that the genus as it stood was not monophyletic and that several divergent lineages needed to Family: Fabaceae.
lectotypifying it by that species. Pedley (, a–d, ) subsequently described five new species of Racosperma, provided four new names in that genus, and effected combinations based on taxa from Acacia subgenus Phyllodineae.
(Only three other valid combinations under Racosperma had previously been made: see Martius ). The importance of species identity in the biocontrol process Journal of Biogeogra –, ª Blackwell Publishing Ltd study to explain their phylogeographic results. The genus Acacia is well-represented in southern California parks and gardens with dozens of different species.
In fact, it is one of the largest genera of trees and shrubs in the world, with nearly species. It is rivaled in size by only a few woody genera, such as Ficus (1,), Eucalyptus () and Cassia ().
Acacias are commonly cultivated throughout temperate. species isolated by Van der Walt et al. () from Acacia, three species (B. dothidea and undescribed species in Spencermartinsia and Pheaobotryon) were found on A.
karroo and other Acacia species. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page As currently defined Acacia (family Fabaceae, subfamily Mimosoideae) represents a cosmopolitan genus of species contained in three subgenera: subgenus Acacia, subgenus Aculeiferum and subgenus Phyllodinae (Maslin, ).Acacia mangium is in subgenus Phyllodinae, a group containing in excess of species.
The following distribution and phytogeographic information concerning Acacia is provided here: Worldwide distribution of Acacia; Distribution of Australian species of Acacia; Geographic patterns of species-richness of Australian Acacias; The current classification views Acacia comprising five major groups, each of which is likely to be given separate generic status at.
A useful species for erosion control, soil improvement, shade and shelter, and ornament. mearnsii is the only temperate Acacia species growth commercially on a significant international scale, with the main purpose being for tannin production and.
Notes: Cercospora on Gaura and Oenothera in New Zealand cannot be distinguished on the individual gene trees from C.
alchemillicola (see species notes under that species above) described from New Zealand on Alchemilla mollis (Braun & Hill ). We consider the latter two isolates to represent a distinct species, which cannot be formally. Fabaceae, also called Leguminosae, pea family of flowering plants (angiosperms), within the order ae, which is the third largest family among the angiosperms after Orchidaceae (orchid family) and Asteraceae (aster family), consists of more than genera and ab species of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs and is worldwide in distribution.
The genus Acacia belongs to the family Mimosaceae. There are some species of Acacia found throughout the world and close to of these are to be found in Australia. Commonly known as Wattle, Acacia is the largest genus of vascular plants in Australia.
Australia's national floral emblem is Acacia pycnantha, the Golden Wattle. Acacia, genus of about species of trees and shrubs in the pea family (Fabaceae). Acacias are native to tropical and subtropical regions of the world, particularly Australia (where they are called wattles) and Africa, where they are well-known landmarks on the veld and savanna.
The bark of Acacia mearnsii De Wild. (black wattle) contains significant amounts of water-soluble components acalled “wattle tannin”. Following the discovery of its strong antioxidant activity, a wattle tannin dietary supplement has been developed and as part of developing new dietary supplements, a literature search was conducted using the SciFinder data base for “Acacia species.
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Abstract. The only trees in most of the Negev desert are 3 native Acacia species. We tested the hypothesis that they act as keystone species as a result of the improved soil conditions under their canopies.
Furthermore, because many Acacia. Acacia Mearnsii De Wild. The Belgian naturalist Émile Auguste Joseph De Wildeman first described A. mearnsii De Wild. in .This species was first collected by E.A. Mearns from a cultivated specimen in East Africa .A.
mearnsii is native to south-eastern Australia and Tasmania, naturalized in Western Australia, India and the Hawaiian Islands and. Surprisingly, we only observe three isolates belonging to Rhizobium genus, namely Rhizobium rhizogenes at species level (Supplementary Figure S1, Supplementary Table S1), which was a genus already described as one of the main symbionts among legumes, and particularly among Acacia genus in Australia (native range) [49,54]; In our study, i.e.
The new species Acacia harala and A. mahrana, both from southern Yemen, are described and illustrated.A. harala belongs to A. and is known from the Abyan and Shabwah Regions, whereas A.
mahrana belongs to A. ferum and is known only from the Mahrah Region. Acacia Trees Few exotic trees are as widely cultivated and versatile as the Acacia tree.
While its unique shape and blossoms are eye-catching, the Acacia's appearance reveals just a hint of its functions. Recognizing the many aspects of your life.BIRD PREDATION ON ACACIA-ANTS An occupied swollen-thorn acacia, with one- fourth to three-fourths of the thorns filled with ant larvae, is an obvious and potentially im- portant food source for insectivorous birds.
There may be as many as g of live larvae (up to g dry weight) in one thorn and. A 19th century Ethiopian medical text describes a potion made from an Ethiopian species of Acacia (known as grar) mixed with the root of the tacha, then boiled, as a cure for rabies.
An astringent medicine, called catechu or cutch, is procured from several species, but more especially from Acacia catechu, by boiling down the wood and.