Arid Hook-thorn

Scientific Name
Senegalia hereroensis (Engl.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Higher Classification
Acacia gansbergensis Schinz, Acacia hereroensis Engl., Acacia mellei I.Verd.
Common Names
Arid Hook-thorn (e), Bergdoring (a), Bergdoringboom (a), Coffee Mimosa (e), Dolomiet-doring (a), Dorre-haakdoring (a), Haak-en-steek (a), Haak-en-steekdoring (a), Mokgwaripa (tw), Mokha (tw), Morufuri (tw), Mountain Thorn (e), Rooihaak (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Northern Cape, North West
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Senegalia hereroensis (Engl.) Kyal. & Boatwr.Least Concern 2015.1
Acacia hereroensis Engl.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Kyalangalilwa, B., Boatwright, J.S., Daru, B.H., Maurin, O. and van der Bank, M. 2013. Phylogenetic position and revised classification of Acacia s.l. (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) in Africa, including new combinations in Vachellia and Senegalia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 172(4):500-523.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Senegalia hereroensis (Engl.) Kyal. & Boatwr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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