Acacia torta (Roxb.) Craib

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Mimosa torta Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Acacia caesia Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Senegalia torta (Roxb.) Maslin, Seigler & Ebinger
  • Vernacular name :
    • Seengaikkodi, Ingi (Tamil)
    • Dantari, Konti, Chil (Oria)
    • Anthochini, Kallinja, Pattincha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Rambling shrub
  • Habitat : Mixed, deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : In hills to 1000m.
  • Key identification features : Large prickly Climbing shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Bargarh district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Sambalpur district, Angul district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, India, Pakistan
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan
    • Saldanha, 1984
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Pullaiah and Chennaiah, 1997 Fl. Andhra Pradesh, Vol. 1. pp. 356.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia torta. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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