Acacia pennata (L.) Willd.

 
  • 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 pennata L.
  • Synonym(s) : Acacia concinna Wall.; Acacia grahamii Vajr.; Acacia horrida Span.; Acacia pinnata Dalzell & A.Gibson; Acacia prensans Lowe; Acacia pterophylla Hoffmanns.; Inga tenerrima Jungh. ex Benth.; Mimosa ferruginea Rottler; Mimosa megalodena Poir.; Mimosa pennata L.; Sericandra pennata (L.) Raf.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Senegalia pennata (L.) Maslin
  • Common name : Rusty Mimosa
  • Vernacular name :
    • Biswal, Aila (Hindi)
    • Kaadu seege balli (Kannada)
    • Vellai indu (Tamil)
    • Karusikaya, Mullugorintha (Telugu)
    • Dantari, Nali konti, Duntari (Oria)
    • Valli khadira (Sanskrit)
    • Kakkinja, Kareencha, Kattusinikka, Karinja, Peincha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Mixed forests, Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : In foothills to 1200m. A ready colonizer.
  • Key identification features : Prickles stout
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Collection Locality : Bhubaneswar, Khurda district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
    • Madhya Pradesh : Mandla district,Balaghat district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Bihar : Bihar
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman and Nicobar Island
  • Native : Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanamar.
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • 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
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • 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
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Parthsarathy, N & Muthumperumal, C 2009. Check List 5(1): 092-111
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan
    • Saldanha, 1984
    • Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
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  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia pennata. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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