Acacia intsia (L.) Willd.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Mimosa intsia L.
  • Synonym(s) : Mimosa rubicaulis Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia intsia (L.) Willd.
  • Vernacular name : Ingi, Kaattusikakai, Chemba (Tamil)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Large prickly shrub
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, Madurai district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district, Pudukkottai district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Literature : Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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 intsia. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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