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Acacia nilotica tomentosa 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. tomentosa

Accepted name

Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile subsp. tomentosa (Benth.)Brenan1, 2


Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd. var. tomentosa Benth.1
Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile var. tomentosa (Benth.)A.F.Hill1


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Geographical records

Africa:   Chad(N)3, Djibouti(N)4, Ethiopia(N)5, Ghana(N)5, Mali(N)5, Nigeria(N)5, Senegal(N)5, Sudan(N)5

Asia1, 2:   India(N)1, 2

India:   Punjab1, Rajasthan2

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Sudanian woodland5

Literature citations

Description2, 5, 6;  Illustration5


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


1:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
2:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
3:Lebrun, J.-P. et al (1972) IEMVPT Et. Bot. 1, Catalogue des Plant. Vasc. du Tchad Meridional
4:Bavazzano, R. (1972) Webbia 26: 267-364. Contrib. fl. Terr. Fr. degli Afar e d. Issa
5:Ross, J.H. (1979) Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Afr. 44: 1-150. A conspectus of African Acacia.
6:Dwivedi, A.P. (1993) Babul (Acacia nilotica), a multipurpose tree of dry areas.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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