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Acacia horrida

Definition of the noun Acacia horrida

What does Acacia horrida mean as a name of something?

Acacia horrida is a species of Vachellia.

Acacia horrida is a species of Acacia.

Acacia horrida is a species of Leguminosae.

Phrases with Acacia horrida

  1. Acacia Horrida Horrida
  2. Acacia Horrida Benadirensis
  3. Subspecies Acacia Horrida Benadirensis
  4. species Acacia horrida

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Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

-> 25 Acacia horrida auct. non (L.) Willd.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acacia horrida (L.) Willd.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acacia horrida Willd.; Acacia horrida Willd. var. trans- vaalensis Burtt Davy; Acacia inconflagrabilis Gerstn. (meaning the acacia that does not burn); Acacia karroo Hayne var. transvaalensis (Burtt ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemicals and Raw Products Used in the Manufacture of Paints, Colours, Varnishes and Allied Preparations (1901)

by George Henry Hurst

Cape gum : The doorboom, Acacia horrida, one of the commonest trees in South Africa, yields a large quantity of a brownish gum, which sometimes finds its way into the English market under the name of Cape gum. It is used very largely in ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary of the Leguminosae (1994)

by Frank Bisby

Acacia horrida (L.) Willd. Acacia intertexta DC., see Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen


Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1857)

Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics ... by Robley Dunglison

Acacia Horrida and A. Giraffe , ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Acacia horrida Carana. loica Corana Cashew. Anacardium occidentale Cedar, of the Cape. Widdringtonia juniper- oides Cistus. Cistus ladaniferus Conina. Iciea heptaphylla Copal. Trachylobium Hornemannianum ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1875)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

DOO'RNBOOM {Acacia horrida), the most common tree in the wastes of South Africa. The name D. ( Thorn-tree), given to it by the Dutch colonists, and the botanical specific name, are due to the number and sharpness of its spines. It seldom ...

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Acacia horrida

Acacia horrida (L.f.) Willd.

Family: Mimosaceae
Distribution: Common in scrub jungles. Found in India and Parts of Africa.
Armed shrubs, 2-3 mts tall. Leaves 2-4cm long, bipinnate, leaflets 6-8 pairs; Stipules modified into spines. the thorns are 2-8cm long, sharp , hollow and white. Ants stay in these thorns. Flowers 2-3mm across, white, or creamy yellow, in 2-3cm long axilary fasiculate spikes.
Pod reniform, black with 2 orbicular seeds.
Wood is used as fuel.
Reference: Flora of presidency of Madras by J.S Gamble, ENVIS, Flora of Nellore district By B.Suryanarayana &A.S Rao

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