Vachellia nilotica (L.) P. J. H. Hurter & Mabb. 24

Scented Thorn, Egyptian acacia, Babul acacia, Thorn-mimosa, Thorny acacia, Scentedthorn, Prickly acacia, Black babul, Indian gum-arabic-tree, Gum arabic tree, Arabic Gumtree
Vachellia nilotica Flower
flower
Vachellia nilotica Leaf
leaf
Vachellia nilotica Fruit
fruit
Vachellia nilotica Bark
bark
Vachellia nilotica Habit
habit
Vachellia nilotica (L.) P. J. H. Hurter & Mabb.
Trees of South Africa
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Vachellia
Species
Vachellia nilotica (L.) P. J. H. Hurter & Mabb.
Common name(s)
  • Scented Thorn
  • Egyptian acacia
  • Babul acacia
  • Thorn-mimosa
  • Thorny acacia
  • Scentedthorn
  • Prickly acacia
  • Black babul
  • Indian gum-arabic-tree
  • Gum arabic tree
  • Arabic Gumtree
IUCN Red List
LC
Least concern
Population trend: Unknown
Uses
  • ENVIRONMENTAL USES
    • agroforestry
    • barrier / support
    • revegetator
  • FUEL
    • charcoal
  • MATERIAL
    • gum / resin
    • tannin / dye
    • wood
  • MEDICINE
    • folklore
  • POISON
    • mammals
  • WEED
    Phenology

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