Babul

Schoten von Vachellia nilotica, Acacia Nilotica, Babhul Baum, Indien. Vachellia nilotica weithin bekannt als Acacia nilotica oder die gemeinsamen Namen Gummiarabikum Baum, ägyptischen Dorn, Sant Baum, Al-sant oder stacheligen Akazie, Dorn Mimose.
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Vachellia_nilotica (Wikipedia)

Vachellia nilotica
Babool (Acacia nilotica) flowers at Hodal W IMG 1163.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Fabales
Family:Fabaceae
Clade:Mimosoideae
Genus:Vachellia
Species:
V. nilotica
Binomial name
Vachellia nilotica
(L.) P.J.H.Hurter & Mabb.
Subspecies
Acacia-nilotica-range-map.png
Range of Vachellia nilotica
Synonyms
  • Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd.
  • Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
  • Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.Wight
  • Mimosa arabica Lam.
  • Mimosa nilotica L.
  • Mimosa scorpioides L.

Vachellia nilotica (commonly known as gum arabic tree, babul, thorn mimosa, Egyptian acacia or thorny acacia) is a flowering plant tree in the family Fabaceae. It is native to Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. It is also a Weed of National Significance in Australia (an invasive species of significant concern in Australia,) as well as a Federal Noxious Weed in the United States.

Babul (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • babool

Etymology

Borrowed both from French baboul and from Hindi बबूल (babūl, babul tree), probably ultimately from Sanskrit वव्वोल (vavvola, acacia).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bəˈbuːl/

Noun

babul (plural babuls)

  1. A tree native to South Asia, Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica, formerly Acacia nilotica subsp. indica.

Synonyms

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