Acacia ferruginea DC.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Synonym(s) : Mimosa ferruginea (DC.) Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia ferruginea DC.
  • Common name : Foreign White Sundra
  • Vernacular name : Safed Khair (Hindi); Banni (Kannada); Parambai, Velvelam (Tamil); Aansandra (Telugu); Kanta chira (Oria); Arimedam, Baabolamaram, Gonthumaram, Karivelam, Parama, Pouvelam, Vanni (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : In foothills of scrub jungles.
  • Key identification features : Deciduous tree; leaves glaucos
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Angul district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Vellore district, Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tirunelveli district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Davanagere
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia ferruginea. Downloaded on 24 August 2019.

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