Yellow-barked Acacia

Acacia xanthophloea

Height: Up to 25m
Family: Fabaceae
Fruit: Seed pods

The Yellow-barked Acacia, so-called because of its smooth, powdery, yellow bark, is also called the Fever tree.

This Acacia has pairs of long white spines. The flowers are bright yellow balls and are followed by yellow/brown seed pods.

It is indigenous to Eastern and Southern Africa. These photos were taken in the Serengeti, Tanzania.






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