Acacia eburnea (L.f.) Willd.

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia eburnea
  • Synonym : Acacia campbellii Arn.
  • Basionym : Mimosa eburnea L.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia eburnea (L.f.) Willd.
  • Common name : Black Babool
  • Vernacular name : Pika jali (Kan.); Chillodai (Tam.)
  • Key identification features : A small thorny tree with comparatively large leaflets. Stipular thorns are large, ivory-white, often hollow. Flowers yellow, with red-purple corolla. Pods flat and papery.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Comments : In plains to scrub jungles.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Chamarajnagar district (Karnataka State); Tiruchirapalli district (Tamil Nadu State); Kadapa district, Chittoor district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Eastern Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Arabia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; Saldanha, C.J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka. Vol.1; Neginhal, S.G., Forest Trees of the Western Ghats includes Eastern Ghats and Deccan Plateau. 2011.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. eburnea. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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