Acacia jacquemontii Benth.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Vachellia jacquemontii (Benth.) Ali
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kikar (Hindi)
    • Ratobaval (Gujarati)
  • Habit : Shrub or tree
  • Habitat : Desert
  • Comments / notes : The bark is used for tanning leather and the leaves are stored as fodder
  • Flower, Fruit : December-
  • Distribution :
    • Gujarat : Vadodara district, Panchmahal district, Kachchh district, North Gujarat district, Saurashtra - Kutch district
  • Native : India, Pakistan
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan
  • Literature :
    • Shah G. L. (1978). Flora of Gujarat State Part 1. University Press Sardar Patel University: 283
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia jacquemontii. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

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