Familia: Fabaceae Subfamilia: Mimosoideae Tribus: Acacieae Genus: Acacia Species: Acacia raddiana. Name[edit]. Acacia raddiana Savi. References[edit]. Acacia raddiana is a short desert tree with an impressive umbrella shape: a single non-branched trunk, which at a certain height ( meters) suddenly branches. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , E. Le Floc’h and others published Acacia raddiana, un arbre des zones arides à usages multiples.

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Drivers know that they should not pass with their cars under Acacia trees, because the thorns of branches that fell can puncture tires. Acacia raddiana blooms mainly from October to December, also in Acacla. Wikispecies has information related to Vachellia tortilis. Acacia trees were given preferential treatment: The use of clones could acaciw help this selection process.

Mimosoideae in Africa, including new combinations in Vachellia and Senegalia “. Wattle bark collected in Australia in the 19th century was exported to Europe where it was used in the tanning process. Aboriginal Australians have traditionally harvested the rsddiana of some species, to be ground into flour and eaten as a paste or baked into a cake. It constitutes a savannoid landscape in the extreme desert where trees are accompanied by radviana shrubs and dwarf shrubs Fig. Written by Mike Livne.

This image was uploaded as part of Wiki Loves Earth Acaciacommonly known as the wattles or acaciasis a large genus of shrubs and trees in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the pea family Fabaceae. Retrieved May raddianw, Additional information Acacia raddiana is a short desert tree with an impressive umbrella shape: The pods and foliage, which grow prolifically on the tree, are used as fodder for desert grazing animals.

Acacia raddiana in the Botanic Library. The thorns originate from stipules, and are sharp and rigid.

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Timber from the tree is used for acqciawagon wheels, fence postscagesand pens. Gazelles feed on fallen fruits. Most Acacia seeds are punctured by seed-beetles who consume their content. Specimen of the nominate subspecies in Serengeti National Park. Spread over such a large area inhabited by diverse cultures, the V.


The hardened sap of various species of the acacia tree are known as acacia gum. Initially it comprised a group of plant species native to Africa and Raxdiana, with the first species A. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Seeds are produced in pods which are flat and coiled into a springlike structure.

The fruit is a curled legumen. Summary [ edit ] Description Acacia raddiana in Bouhedma – Fruits. Retrieved from ” https: While in the intestinal system, the beetles may die and the surviving seeds may germinate if the year is rainy. With respect to functional aspects, the exact links between transpiration and phonology need to be established, since this relationship will open the way to forecasting transpiration. Archived from the original on 5 May It is found mostly in the beds of seasonal streams in the desert.

Some species of acacia contain psychoactive alkaloidsand some contain potassium fluoroacetatea rodent poison. The genus Acacia contains species, half of which grow in Australia and the Pacific Ocean islands.

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vachellia tortilis. The recognized high nitrogen-fixing potential of this taxon is linked with the presence of numerous nodules during the rainy season, located near the trunk m and between 25 and 75 cm in depth in natural conditions.

The genus was first described from Africa by C.

Acacia raddiana

Pliocene fossil pollen of an Acacia sp. With respect to the moisture balance north and south of the Sahara, although the availability of water is limited in time, it was greater in the surface horizons at the Tunisian site, which favours the development of superficial roots. Researchers in different special fields arising from ecology, eco-physiology, genetics, microbiology, entomology and forestry combined forces to clarify the taxonomy and identify the geographical distribution of this species, to analyse the diversity both of the plant host and of the associated micro-organisms, to characterise its mode of functioning and its interactions in the natural environment in response to water and nitrogen factors, and thus to bring together the elements required for its use in rehabilitation actions.


Indeed, its young leaves need all possible protection in an environment where every green sprout is in great demand. Umbrella thorn acacia Specimen of the nominate subspecies in Serengeti National Park Scientific classification Kingdom: Large-scale reforestation programmes have already been implemented to stop land degradation.

Some species of acacia – notably A. Also, plants older than 2 years have been observed to be somewhat frost resistant. The young leaves and branches are glabrous. Acacia raddiana is very thorny. Australian botanists proposed that this would be more disruptive than setting a different type species A.

Since about it refers to the Australian legumes that provide these branches.

A pragmatic view” PDF. The Umbrella thorn is also an important species for rehabilitation of degraded arid land; it tolerates drought, wind, salinity raddiaja a wide range of soil types, and has the additional benefit of fixing nitrogen – an essential plant nutrient – in the soil via its interaction with symbiotic root bacteria.

The causes are to be found on the one hand in unfavourable climatic changes, and on the other, in increasing human activity.

Surgical Treatment of Haemorrhoids. The populations of the taxon display considerable genetic variability partly explained by polyploidy.

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