Population size is unknown, but field observations indicate it to be locally common on limestone and scarce on sand dunes. Treated as one location with no distinct subpopulations.
Catalog Number: US 791898
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Verified from the card file of type specimens
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): N. L. Britton & W. Fishlock
Year Collected: 1913
Locality: Anegada Island, Greater Antilles, British Virgin Islands, West Indies
- Isotype: Britton, N. L. 1916. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 572.
Habitat and Ecology
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Acacia anegadensis
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Acacia anegadensis
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- Needs updating
Vachellia anegadensis (pokemeboy) is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found only in the British Virgin Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, sandy shores, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- H. David Clarke, David S. Seigler, and John E. Ebinger (2009) Taxonomic revision of the Vachellia acuifera species group (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) in the Caribbean. Systematic Botany, 34(1):84–101.
- Clubbe, C., Pollard, B., Smith-Abbott, J., Walker, R. & Woodfield, N. 2003. Vachellia anegadensis (as Acacia anegadensis). 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 July 2007.
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