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Vachellia rigidula (Photo: United States Geological Survey)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Acacieae
Genus: Vachellia
Species: Vachellia rigidula

Vachellia rigidula (Benth.) Seigler & Ebinger, 2006

Acacia rigidula Benth. (1842)
Acaciopsis rigidula (Benth.) Britton & Rose (1928)

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest
Regional: Southern Central USA

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Seigler, D.S. & Ebinger, J.E. 2005. New combinations in the genus Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from the New World. Phytologia 87(3): 139–178. BHL Reference page. : 87(3): 166


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Vachellia rigidula in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Aug 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Vachellia rigidula. Published online. Accessed: Aug 27 2020. 2020. Vachellia rigidula. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 27 Aug 2020.
Catalogue of Life: 2021 Annual Checklist
Vachellia rigidula – Taxon details on World Wide Wattle.

Vernacular names
English: Black Brush
español: Chaparro Prieto

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