Acacia torta (Roxb.) Craib

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Mimosa torta Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Acacia caesia Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia torta (Roxb.) Craib
  • Vernacular name : Seengaikkodi, Ingi (Tamil); Dantari, Konti, Chil (Oria); Anthochini, Kallinja, Pattincha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Mixed and deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : In hills to 1000m.
  • Key identification features : Large prickly Climbing shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Bargarh district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Sambalpur district, Angul district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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; 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 torta. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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