EPPO Global Database

Vachellia nilotica(ACANL)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-19

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

Notes

Sahelian Africa, Western Asia. Introduced into Indian peninsula, southeast Asia, North America, Caribbean, South America, Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acacia arabica (Lamarck) Willdenow
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
karuvel Tamil