Acacia leucophloea (Roxb.) Willd.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia leucophloea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia leucophloea (Roxb.)Willd.
  • Common name : White Babool, White-Barked Acacia
  • Vernacular name : Arimedah (San.); Sfed Babul (Hin.): Bili jali (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5965, KFP 9069, CS 2121
  • Collector(s) Name : S.B.Manohar
  • Key identification features : A medium size armed tree with alternate or clustered, bipinnately compound leaves having glands on the rachis. Flowers are small, cream to yellow-coloured and aggregate into globose (1.5 cm.) inflorescences which are in turn distributed on terminal panicles. Pod is brown, flat, curved and densely hairy. A frequent tree in scrub vegetation. Bark is yellowish with dark blotches.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Indo-Malayan region
  • Comments : The exudate from the bark has intoxicating effect.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Kudligi- Mariyammanahalli road (Bellary)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Mysore, Tumkur
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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