Babul Tree-Acacia nilotica

Babul Tree (Acacia nilotica) is a species of Acacia native to Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. It's a member of fabaceae family. It's known by a number of names including kikar, gum arabic tree Egyptian thorn, thorn mimosa, Sant tree, scented thorn, Al-sant or prickly acacia. It's is a large tree, upto 14 metres high, with thorns on its branches. It has darkish grey bark and yellow flowers in spherical heads.

Babul Tree-Acacia nilotica
Babul Tree Flower

2 comments:

Red Maple Tree said...

Very wonderful post. I have never seen Babul Tree before. Just heard this is desert tree. The flowers of this trees are so beautiful. Thank you.

teca said...

Que precioso...

Beijos.

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