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Vachellia caven (Roman-cassie; Espino; Churqui; Aromita; Espino Maulino; Espinillo De Banado; Caven; Aromo Criollo)

Synonyms: Acacia caven
Language: Spanish

Attributes

Height [1]  26 feet (7.8 m)
Width [1]  24 feet (7.3 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Medium
Allergen Potential [1]  High
Carbon Capture [1]  Low
Shade Percentage [1]  80 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Low
Wind Reduction [1]  High
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 9 Low Temperature: 20 F° (-6.7 C°) → 30 F° (-1.1 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Low
Leaf Type [2]  Deciduous
Specific Gravity [3]  0.77
Structure [2]  Shrub

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Reserva de Biosfera del Chaco   Paraguay      

Predators

Differococcus argentinus[4]
Octodon degus (Degus)[5]
Tachardiella argentina[4]
Vicugna pacos (alpaca)[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Distribution

Argentina (native); Bolivia (native); Chile (native); Paraguay (native);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database.
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, Campbell O. Webb, 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2,456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16(6), 2356 - 2367
4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
5Octodon degus, Charles A. Woods and David K. Boraker, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 67, pp. 1-5 (1975)
6BOTANICAL COMPOSITION OF ALPACA (Lama pacos Linn.) DIET IN A CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN RANGE OF CHILE, G. Castellaro G., F. Squella N., F. León C., and A. Raggi S., CHILEAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH 68:136-145 (APRIL-JUNE 2008)
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