[Taxacom] Vachellia and Acacia (NCBI database)

Kenneth Kinman kennethkinman at webtv.net
Thu Jul 7 11:51:25 CDT 2011

Dear All,
     I decided to check the NCBI database, and it seems to have largely
adopted the subdivision of Acacia into five genera (including
      However, they still have Acacia nilotica, rather than Vachellia
nilotica.  This does not seem correct to me.  The new combination
Vachellia nilotica was published by Hurter and Mabberly (in Mabberly,
2008), so that formality has been satisfied.   
        ---------Ken Kinman

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