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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Acacia (11)

            Epithet: seyal Delile (2)

              Variety: fistula (Schweinf.)Oliver

fistula => pipe or tube

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

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Acacia seyal at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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