Vachellia planifrons ( Wight & Arn. ) Ragup. , Seigler , Ebinger & Maslin (Syn: Acacia planifrons Wight & Arn.; Acacia planiformis Wight & Arn. [Spelling variant]; Acacia roxburghii auct. non Wight & Arn.);
India (N); Andhra Pradesh; Goa ; Gujarat ; Karnataka ; Kerala ; Madhaya Pradesh ; Maharashtra; Tamil Nadu ; Sri Lanka (N) as per ILDIS;
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae (Mimosaceae) Week Acacia planifrons , Umbrella-Thorn from Coimbatore.:
Sharing the images of, Umbrella-Thorn from Anaikatti, Coimbatore.
Unfortunately I don’t have the flower images.
Umbrella like canopy … is that the basis for the name?
This is a very common tree in Guindy National park.
Acacia planifrons Wight & Arn, introduced tree in the dry hills of Krishnagiri dt, Tamilnadu,
canopy is just like umbrella.
I still remember the bite of the spines. I think that recently the name has changed. Please confirm.
I am thankful to …, Scientist, CNH, Howrah for providing the current name as follows:
This is very nice …; very helpful information. Thank you very much.
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Acacia planifrons (Fabaceae)
Place – Gadak outskirts, 2017, May
Nice images. Transferred to Vachellia now.