Acacia lenticularis Buch.-Ham. ex 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) : Senegalia lenticularis (Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.) Ragup., Seigler, Ebinger & Maslin
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kolsa kanta (Hindi)
    • Ghar-khair, Khadar (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Leaves glaucous, flowers greyish-white. Pods thickened sutures and few spines.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Collection Locality : Satkosia, Similipahar, Mayurbhanj District
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district. VAKP, Krishna district
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Mayurbhanj district, Koraput district, Ganjam district, Bargarh district, Angul district, Kalhandi district, Cuttack district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
  • Native : Bhutan, India, Nepal
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia lenticularis. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

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