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Vachellia

TranslingualEdit

Vachellia tortilis (= Acacia tortilis)

EtymologyEdit

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After Rev. John Harvey Vachell (1798-1839), chaplain to the British East India Company in Macao from 1825-1836 and a plant collector in China.[1]

Proper nounEdit

Vachellia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Fabaceae.

Usage notesEdit

Prior to the 17th International Botanical Conference, 2005, species in Vachellia were placed in the related genus Acacia.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.calflora.net/botanicalnames/pageV.html
  2. ^ 2012, Simon G. Haberle, Bruno David (editors), Peopled Landscapes: Archaeological and Biogeographic Approaches to Landscapes, ANU E Press, page 207.