Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia farnesiana
  • Basionym : Mimosa farnesiana L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.
  • Common name : Fragrant Acacia, Needle Bush
  • Vernacular name : Dei Babul, Bilati Babul, Wilayati Kikar, Deewana babool (Hin.); Kastoori Jali (Kan.); Vedavael (Tam.); Kasturi, Kasturi Tumma (Tel.); Kapur (Ori.); Girimeda (San.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 1699
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 10/03/75
  • Collection Locality : On the way to Chandabali, Bhadrak district, Odisha
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Introduced. From foothills to about 900 m. Also planted sometimes.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bhadrak district (Odisha)
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Acacia farnesiana. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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