Acacia robynsiana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Fabaceae

Scientific Name: Acacia robynsiana Merxm. & A.Schreib.
Common Name(s):
English Whip Stick Acacia
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hilton-Taylor, C. & Craven, P.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Outjo and Kaokoveld Districts. Its range extends up to the Angola border but, so far, it has not been recorded from Angola itself.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Occurring on granite outcrops, ridges and inselbergs.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): General habitat degradation through poor land management, coupled with recent droughts may have affected population size and recruitment.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is not protected within any designated protected areas, although it is given some protection on land registered as conservancies or as hunting concessions.

Bibliography [top]

Hilton-Taylor, C. (compiler) 1998. Assessment of Southern African Trees for WCMC.

Hilton-Taylor, C. (ed.). 1996. Red Data List of Southern African Plants. Strelitzia 4. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Lock, J.M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. Royal Botanic Gardens, International Legume Database and Information Service, Kew.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Palgrave, K.C. 1988. Trees of Southern Africa. Struik Publications, Cape Town.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. & Craven, P. 1998. Acacia robynsiana. In: . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34512A9872265. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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