Acacia hereroensis (Senegalia hereroensis) is a deciduous shrub or small tree with ascending branches that have dark, smoothish to rough bark, sometimes flaking away in large, thick pieces. The branchlets are densely velvety. It has a somewhat erect and spreading crown.
It has finely divided green leaves.
The flowers are creamy white on short, squat spikes and occur from November to January. The flowers have copious amounts of nectar and are important food for bees. Butterflies are also attracted by the nectar.
The finely velvety pods are borne from January to June and are straight, thin and reddish brown.
Size: up to 10m