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Senegalia caffra

Synonyms: Acacia caffra

Wikipedia Abstract

The Hook-thorn (Senegalia caffra) is a tree that occurs commonly in southern Africa. Though it is cultivated, it often occurs naturally in Gauteng suburban gardens, together with Vachellia karroo and Vachellia robusta.It is up to 10m tall and may be found in open woodland, grassland, rocky hillsides or watercourses. It occurs in the Transvaal, Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Province and the southern regions of Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
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Allergen Potential [1]  High
Leaf Type [2]  Deciduous
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kruger National Park II 4718115 Mpumalanga, South Africa


Coccus pseudelongatus[3]
Delottococcus quaesitus[3]
Pseudococcus nitidus[3]


Botswana (native); India (introduced); Mozambique (native); South Africa (native); Swaziland (native);



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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