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Acacia mearnsii from Ranikhet and Almora pl. validate

Gurcharan Singh Apr 26, 2012 1:54 AM
Posted in group: efloraofindia
Acacia mearnsii De Wildeman, Pl. Bequaert. 3: 62. 1925. 

Medium sized tree with slightly angular stems; leaves gray-pubescent, bipinnate with 6-30 pairs of pinnae; leaflets 10-60 pairs usually shorter than 5 mm and less than 1 mm braod; flowers white in globose heads, 6-9 mm acoss, arranged in large terminal panicles; pod 5-10 cm long, slightly constricted between seeds.

Commonly planted along roadsides in Almora, Ranikhet and Chakauri in April

Please validate the identification.

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