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Acacia nilotica subalata is the name accepted by ILDIS for the taxon located using your search string. The name you gave is an orthographic variant or other recognised misspelling.

Acacia nilotica subsp. subalata

Accepted name

Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile subsp. subalata (Vatke)Brenan1, 2


Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd. var. vediana T.Cooke3
Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile subsp. vediana (T.Cooke)Vajr. & Kamble3
Acacia subalata Vatke1, 2


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Kauria Babul (Hi)4


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Forage5; Wood5

Geographical records

Africa:   Ethiopia(N)1, Kenya(N)1, Sudan(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Uganda(N)1

Asia2, 5:   India(N)5, Pakistan(N)2

India:   Maharashtra5

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Somalia-Masai woodland6; Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket6; Somalia-Masai wooded grasslands6

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 4, 7;  Illustration1, 4, 8


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Ross, J.H. (1979) Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Afr. 44: 1-150. A conspectus of African Acacia.
2:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 36. Mimosaceae. Karachi: Univ. of Karachi
3:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
4:Dwivedi, A.P. (1993) Babul (Acacia nilotica), a multipurpose tree of dry areas.
5:Cooke, T. (1903) The Flora of the Presidency of Bombay Vol. 1
6:White, F. (1983) The Vegetation of Africa
7:Brenan, J.P.M. (1959) Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
8:Engler, A. (1912) Die Vegetation der Erde: IX: Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3. 1

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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