Willdenowia 37 – Article37213

Willdenowia – Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
ISSN 0511-9618
© 2007 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.

González-Gutiérrez, P. A. 2007: Vachellia acuifera (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) new to Cuba .
Willdenowia 37: 547-549.

Vachellia acuifera, hitherto considered endemic to the Bahamas, has been found as a native element in the natural vegetation of Caletones, a coastal locality of Holguín province, northeastern Cuba. This new record for Cuba is an additional indication for the strong phytogeographic affinities between the northern coast of Cuba and the Bahamas.

Key words
Acacia acuifera, Antilles, Bahamas, phytogeography.

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