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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acacia

Acacia, commonly known as the wattles or acacias, is a large genus of shrubs, lianas and trees in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the pea family Fabaceae. Initially it comprised a group of plant species native to Africa and Australia, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vachellia_tortilis

Vachellia tortilis, widely known as Acacia tortilis but attributed by APG III to the Vachellia genus, is the umbrella thorn acacia, also known as umbrella thorn and Israeli babool, a medium to large canopied tree native primarily to the savanna and Sahel of Africa (especially ...

afktravel.com/93224/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-african-acacia-trees

Mar 1, 2016 ... African acacia trees are without a doubt the most iconic trees in Africa. But how much do you really know about them?

www.krugerpark.co.za/africa_umbrella_thorn.html

The bark has a rough feel and is grey to black in colour. The tree has a combination of one straight thorn with a small hooked thorn alongside. The.

www.britannica.com/plant/acacia

Acacia genus of about 160 species of trees and shrubs in the pea family ... wattles) and Africa, where they are well-known landmarks on the veld and savanna.

www.bbc.com/nature/life/Acacia

Acacias are shrubs and trees found in warm and tropical regions, from the Americas and Europe to Asia and Africa, however, the vast majority of species are ...

www.quora.com/What-are-the-characteristics-of-acacia-trees

Acacia Facts. Acacia is a type of shrub or deciduous tree that belongs to the pea family. ... Swollen-thorn acacia (African species) lives in symbiosis (mutually beneficial relationship) with stinging ants. Acacia provides shelter (ants live inside the ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/08/090824182535.htm

Aug 26, 2009 ... A type of acacia tree with an unusual growth habit -- unlike virtually all other trees -- holds particular promise for farmers in Africa as a free ...

www.softschools.com/facts/plants/acacia_facts/1047

Acacia is a type of shrub or deciduous tree that belongs to the pea family. ... and in the tropical and subtropical areas of America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Acacia  ...

www.africansafaris.com/acacias-v-giraffes-a-uniquely-african-tussle

Nov 4, 2011 ... The sight of a giraffe browsing on the leaves of a majestic acacia tree is synonymous with Africa. Giraffes have a fondness for the tree that is ...