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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Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. My Maya friends point out that Gaumer’s Acacia grows only on the region’s rich, black soil, not the poorer gaujeri soil, which predominates.
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Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Surely the reason it’s of concern to the IUCN, despite its being so abundant here, is its tiny distribution. 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. A twice divided bipinnate leaf typical of the acacias and gaumei size of a hand with spread fingers is below:.
Some trees standing alone do develop regular trunks. Search in all groups Search within this group. User Group specific search options Title. Related observations Show all. Uses and Management Uses and Management. Document specific search qcacia Title.
Technology Biodiversity in India. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.
Send a request for permission. 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. That listing gaukeri at http: 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. However, if there’s something to lean on, this species seems capable of growing high while maintaining a slender trunk.
Katzin or Catzim is a general name adacia to several spiny acacia species. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with gaumedi.
So, here’s an acacia that’s almost but not quite a woody vine. The only thick trunk around was the Spanish Plum’s. The thought arises that a tree especially adapted to this part of the world might do well to have a slender, relatively limber trunk I know of no other Acacia like this.
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They’re watermelon-size clusters of tiny, yellowish- cream flowers. User specific search options User. You can see some during the day above.
Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. 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.
Senegalia gaumeri – Wikipedia
Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. I became aware of the growth form 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.
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.