Acacia chundra (Rottler) Willd.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia chundra
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia chundra (Rottler)Willd.
  • Common name : Red Cutch
  • Vernacular name : Kachu, Kadhira, Kempu jali, Tare (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 7788, KFP 9797
  • Collector(s) Name : S.B.Manohar & S.R.Ramesh
  • Key identification features : Moderate-sized tree. Branches are with curved red prickles. Leaves are alternate and pinnately compound with glands present on the rachis. Flowers are small, pale yellow, in terminal spikes. Pods are dark brown.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent on dry laterite in some places. Wood is used for agricultural implements; the heartwood also yeilds cutch and katha which is of commercial importance.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Kudligi (Bellary)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Hassan, Kolar, Mandya, Raichur, Tumkur, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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