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Acacia gaumeri Blake; box katsin. Tree of lax habit, main trunk often more or less horizontal, bearing numerous elongate branches; bark separating into. Senegalia gaumeri is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found only in Mexico. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Alfredo Dorantes Euan, all rights. Descriptions and articles about Acacia gaumeri in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribution; Physical Description; Type Information; Ecology;. .

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Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. What’s noteworthy about this species is its growth form. Uses and Management Uses and Management. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Observation specific search options Observed during.

That listing appears at http: I became aware of the growth acadia one afternoon when I noticed the species’ big panicles of flowers and ferny leaves overtopping the Spanish Plum tree behind my hut — a good forty feet up.

Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Some trees standing alone do develop regular trunks. The only thick gau,eri around was the Spanish Plum’s. Send a request for permission. The thought arises that a tree especially adapted to this part of the world might do well to have a slender, relatively limber trunk You can see some during the day above. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Of course campesinos looking for good ground for their cornfields prefer rich, black soil, so clearing ground for cornfields impacts Gaumer’s Acacia much more severely than one might expect.


Vaumeri observations Show all. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. However, if there’s something to lean on, this species seems capable of growing high acacis maintaining a slender trunk.

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Checklists specific search options Observed during. So, here’s an acacia that’s almost but not quite a woody vine. Katzin or Catzim is a general name applied to several spiny acacia species. User Group specific search options Title.

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All these features — the tiny, yellowish flowers with their many stamens clustered in large panicles on ferny-leafed branches also the branches are protected by short, recurved spines — are completely typical of the huge, mostly tropical, mostly Australian, genus Acacia. Natural History Natural History. Remember me Forgot password? In the forest it leans onto or even reclines on other woody species. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

If something bad happens to the species in our area it’s in trouble, and in fact there’s reason for a bit of concern. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Surely the reason it’s of concern to the IUCN, despite its being so abundant here, is its tiny distribution. My Maya friends point out that Gaumer’s Acacia grows only on the region’s rich, black soil, not the poorer red soil, which predominates.


A twice divided bipinnate leaf typical of the acacias and the size of a hand with spread fingers is below:. Or, Login with your user account:.

Acacia gaumeri

Document specific search options Title. Excerpts from Jim Conrad’s Naturalist Newsletter. I know of no gaumrei Acacia like this. By the jog’s end there’s enough light to see what the smudges are: They’re watermelon-size clusters of tiny, yellowish- cream flowers.

At the woods’ edge it rises up, then cascades back, maybe touching the ground. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. User specific search options User. When I traced the high acacia’s stems to the ground, its trunk at chest level turned out to be no thicker than my arm, which was incredibly slender for such a tall tree.

Search in all groups Search within this group. Curious about what this acacia’s trunk might look like, I scanned the surrounding forest for a trunk appropriately thick for a ft-high tree.

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