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Acacia nilotica subsp. adstringens

Vachellia nilotica subsp. adstringens is a perennial tree. It is not listed as being threatened. Some common names for it are Cassie, Piquants Blancs and Piquant Lulu. Its geographic distribution includes Africa, Asia, the Indian Ocean area and the Middle East.

Vachellia nilotica subsp. adstringens is difficult to tell apart from Vachellia karoo without seeing the seed pods.[2]

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Wood[edit]

The tree's wood heartwood has a density of about 0.945 g/cm³ and its sapwood has a density of about 0.827 g/cm³.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kyalangalilwa B, Boatwright JS, Daru BH, Maurin O, van der Bank M. (2013). "Phylogenetic position and revised classification of Acacia s.l. (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) in Africa, including new combinations in Vachellia and Senegalia.". Bot J Linn Soc 172 (4): 500–523. doi:10.1111/boj.12047. 
  2. ^ ILDIS LegumeWeb
  3. ^ FAO

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