EPPO Global Database

Vachellia luederitzii(ACALU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ACALU
  • Preferred name: Vachellia luederitzii
  • Authority: (Engler) Kyalangalilwa & Boatwright


Southern Africa, from Namibia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique to South Africa. The nominate subspecies is found in the northwestern part of this range, while subsp. retinens (q.v.) is found more generally

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acacia luederitzii Engler

Common names
Name Language
bastard umbrella thorn English
false umbrella thorn English (ZA)
basterhaak-en-steek Afrikaans
basterkamel Afrikaans
buikdoring Afrikaans
rooihaak Afrikaans
swartbas Afrikaans
ysterhout Afrikaans