Prosopis farcta (Banks & Sol.) J.F.Macbr.

  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Mimosa farcata Banks & S. Soland
  • Synonym(s) : Prosopis stephaniana (Bieb.) Kunth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Prosopis farcta (Banks & Sol.) J.F.Macbr.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Shrubs or small trees; branches puberulous, whitish when young, armed with numerous, sharp, slender, pale-yellow prickles. Leaves bipinnate, main rachis finely downy. Flowers yellow in axillary spikes, longer than leaves. Pods stalked, black, pulp soft.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.979. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. farcta. Downloaded on 14 August 2022.


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