Acacia lenticularis Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia lenticularis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia lenticularis Benth.
  • Vernacular name : Kolsa kanta (Hin.); Ghar-khair, Khadar (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 5530
  • Collector(s) Name : M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 26/03/84
  • Collection Locality : Satkosia, Angul district, Odisha
  • Key identification features : Small trees. Leaves glaucous. Flowers greyish-white. Pods large with thickened sutures and few spines.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Native : Indo-Himalaya
  • Comments : Occasional in hill forests of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Ganjam district, Koraput district, Cuttack district, Khurda district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Kalahandi district, Satkosia Forest (Angul district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal
  • 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 Similipal, Orissa
  • 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 lenticularis. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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