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Acacia tenuifolia

Acacia tenuifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Genus: Acacia
Species: A. tenuifolia
Binomial name
Acacia tenuifolia
(L.) Willd.

Range of Acacia tenuifolia
  • Acacia claussenii Benth.
  • Acacia grandisiliqua (Vell.) Benth.
  • Acacia martinicensis C. Pres
  • Acacia microcephala A. Rich.
  • Acacia paniculata Willd.
  • Mimosa grandisiliqua Vell.
  • Mimosa tenuifolia L.
  • Senegalia tenuifolia (L.) Britton & Rose[1]

Acacia tenuifolia is a perennial climbing shrub which is native to Asia, the Caribbean, India and South America. Common names are Ara a Gato, Bejuco Cochino, Tocino. It is not listed as being a threatened species.[1]Acacia tenuifolia grows to 8 m high and 10–15 cm in diameter.[2]

Botanical varieties

  • Acacia tenuifolia (L.)Willd. var. producta J.W.Grimes
  • Acacia tenuifolia (L.)Willd. var. tenuifolia
  • Acacia tenuifolia (L.)Willd. var. veraensis Kitan.[3]


  1. ^ a b ILDIS LegumeWeb
  2. ^ Biomanatial Tepezcohuite
  3. ^ ILDIS List

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Acacia_tenuifolia". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.
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