Gum arabic tree (Acacia nilotica)

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Gum arabic tree fact file

Gum arabic tree description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderFabales
FamilyLeguminosae
GenusAcacia (1)

Information on the gum arabic tree (Acacia nilotica) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Al-sant, babul, Egyptian thorn, prickly acacia, Sant tree, scented thorn, thorn mimosa.
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Gum arabic tree status

The gum arabic tree has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. UNEP-WCMC (June, 2011)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org/
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Gum arabic tree in flower  
Gum arabic tree in flower

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