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Acacia nilotica (L.)Delile


Acacia arabica, Acacia scorpioides, Mimosa arabica, Mimosa nilotica, Mimosa scorpioides

Common names

Gum Arabic Tree

Extract from Wikipedia article

Vachellia nilotica (widely known by the taxonomic synonym Acacia nilotica, or the common names gum arabic tree, Babul/Kikar, Egyptian thorn, Sant tree, Al-sant or prickly acacia; called thorn mimosa or prickly acacia in Australia; lekkerruikpeul or scented thorn in South Africa; karuvela maram in South India) is a species of Vachellia native to Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. It is also currently an invasive species of significant concern in Australia.[+]

LinkYellow flowers of Gum Arabic Tree (Acacia nilotica(?)) in area of Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, September 11, 2014


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