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Acacia mahengense Herendeen and Jacobs 2000

Magnoliopsida - Fabales - Leguminosae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53525

Full reference: P. S. Herendeen and B. F. Jacobs. 2000. Fossil Legumes from the Middle Eocene (46.0 Ma) Mahenge Flora of Singida, Tanzania. American Journal of Botany 87(9):1358-1366

Belongs to Acacia according to P. S. Herendeen and B. F. Jacobs 2000

Sister taxon: Acacia bulbosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mahenge, which is in a Lutetian crater lake mudstone/shale in Tanzania