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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Dichrostachys

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Mimosoideae

About 20 species, occurring from Africa to Asia and Australia, with two, Dichrostachys cinerea and Dichrostachys forbesii, found in southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Dichrostachys cinerea

Dichrostachys forbesii