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Kingdom: Plantae (2630)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2533)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2142)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Acacia (11)

            Epithet: seyal Del. (2)

Synonym: Acacia stenocarpa A.Rich.

seyal => by Del., probably from arab. sayyal – flowing, referring to a habitat close to wadis

stenocarpa => narrow, linear fruit


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

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