Acacia giraffa Sieber ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2 5 (1840)
Name Status. Non-Current Name
Name Type. Nom. nudum Source. WorldWideWattle
Accepted Name. Vachellia seyal (Delile) P.J.H.Hurter
Notes. Steudel gave Acacia giraffa Sieber (which he spelled both as giraffa and giraffae) as a synonym of Acacia farnesiana. Ross (1979: 90) lists A. giraffae sensu Sieber quoad specim Sieber 45 (K) as a synonym of Acacia seyal, and this interpretation is followed here.