Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia farnesiana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia farnesiana (L.)Willd.
  • Common name : Fragrant Acacia, Needle Bush
  • Vernacular name : Deewana babool (Hin.); Kasturi Jali (Kan.); Girimeda (San.)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : America
  • Comments : The flowers are highly fragrant and a source for the extraction of 'Cassie' perfume. Bark medicinal. Often cultivated as a hedge plant.
  • Conservation Status : Rare (R)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Raichur
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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