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Mimosaceae

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Acacia dataset covers 299 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 10 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 444 records.

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around Kenya, with records occurring south to Zimbabwe and west across to the Gambia.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

The hotspots seem to be located across the north of the continent from the Arabian Peninsular to Nigeria.

Data Source

10 Main Hotspots

The source of the Acacia distribution is:

C.Frimodt-Moller Master’s Thesis, (c/o Anne-Marie Burger, Botanical Museum of Copenhagen)
J. Taplin Herbarium Data

Last Updated: 1 February 2019