Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 58, No 2 (2000)

The genus Acacia (Leguminosae, Mimosoideae) in the State of Oaxaca, México

María de Lourdes Rico Arce
Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, United Kingdom


This is a contribution to the knowledge of the genus Acacia in Oaxaca; a study based on herbarium specimens from more than 12 institutions. This includes 35 different species, of which 4 are endemic to the Rio Balsas Basin in Oaxaca State. Descriptions of the genus, species, identification keys and distribution maps are given. Some of the species are illustrated.


Acacia; Leguminosae; systematics; neotropics

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