Acacia tomentosa Willd.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia tomentosa Willd.
  • Vernacular name : Anaimulli (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Gland below the lowest pair of pinnea on the petiole. Rachis ending in a short spine; spines large with broad-based. Corolla greenish white
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, Java
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Saldanha, 1984; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 tomentosa. Downloaded on 17 August 2019.

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