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Vachellia tortuosa (L.) Seigler & Ebinger

Twisted acacia

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusVachelliaNamed after the Rev. George Harvey Vachell (1798-1839), chaplain to the British East India Company in Macao from 1825-1836 and a plant collector in China

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Vachellia tortuosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Vachellia tortuosa (twisted acacia)

4/2/2018 · Aruba · By Heather A. Kent ID is uncertain