EPPO Global Database

Vachellia nilotica(ACANL)

Overview
Code created in: 2004-04-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ACANL
  • Preferred name: Vachellia nilotica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Hurter & Mabberley

Notes

Southern Mediterranean, Western Asia, Himalayas, Indochina, Africa (except central and South Africa). Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, USA (California), Mexico, Caribbean, South America (Ecuador to Argentina), New Guinea, Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acacia nilotica (Linnaeus) Delile
Acacia nilotica subsp. nilotica (Linnaeus) Delile
Acacia nilotica var. nilotica (Linnaeus) Delile
Mimosa nilotica Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
babul acacia English
Egyptian mimosa English
gum arabic English
prickly acacia English (AU)
arabische Akazie German
Gummiakazie German
acacia à gomme French
acacia d'Arabie French
acacia de Cayenne French
gommier rouge French
acacia gomifera Spanish
acacia arabica Italian
acacia d'Egitto Italian
acácia-do-nilo Portuguese
karuvel Tamil