Gum arabic tree (Acacia nilotica)

Also known as: Al-sant, babul, Egyptian thorn, prickly acacia, Sant tree, scented thorn, thorn mimosa
KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderFabales
FamilyLeguminosae
GenusAcacia (1)

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

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

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:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. UNEP-WCMC (June, 2011)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org/