Acacia raddiana Savi

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Synonym(s) : Acacia fasciculata Guill. & Perr.; Acacia tortilis var. flava Nongon.; Acacia tortilis var. pubescens A.Chev.; Vachellia tortilis var. pubescens (A.Chev.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Vachellia tortilis subsp. raddiana (Savi) Kyal. & Boatwr.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Introduced; but quite naturalized in the area, particularly in West Rajasthan desert.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Rajasthan : Barmer district, Jodhpur district
  • Native : Algeria, Burkina, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Western Sahara
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Sahara to Kenya, Sinai to Arabian Peninsula and India, Madagascar, Pakistan
  • Literature :
    • Shetty B.V. and Singh V., (1987). Flora of India Series 2 Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India. PP- 456
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia raddiana. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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