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Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.

Synonyms

Acacia obliquifolia, Albizia dulcis, Feuilleea dulcis, Inga camatchili, Inga dulcis, Inga javana, Inga javanica, Inga lanceolata, Inga leucantha, Inga pungens, Mimosa dulcis, Mimosa edulis, Mimosa pungens, Mimosa unguis-cati, Pithecellobium littorale, Pithecollobium dulce, Zygia dulcis

Common names

Madras thorn

Extract from Wikipedia article

Pithecellobium dulce is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to the Pacific Coast and adjacent highlands of Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. It is an Introduced species and extensively naturalised in the Caribbean, Florida, Guamas well as in India, Bengal and the Philippines. It is considered an invasive species in Hawaii.

LinkSeed pod of Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) found near Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, May 10, 2013
LinkFlower of Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) found near Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, May 10, 2013
LinkBack lit dehisced seed pod taken from Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) found near Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, May 10, 2013
LinkSpiral shaped red seed pod taken from Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) found near Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, May 10, 2013
LinkGreen, reddish seed pod taken from Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) found near Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, May 10, 2013
LinkDry flowers of Pithecellobium dulce on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSeed pods of Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkRipe seed pods of Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 28, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) near Barzan Towers. Doha, Qatar, March 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Umm Şalāl Muḩammed, Qatar
LinkFruit of Madras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) taken from Al Intisar Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 11, 2015
Location on mapsAl Intisar Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkMadras thorn acacia (Pithecellobium dulce) on Al Mawrid Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, May 26, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.