May 2, 2009, 4:23:17 PM5/2/09
to J.M. Garg, Yazdy Palia, Sangeeta Swami, Chitra Shanker, Indiantreepix
Garg ji, Suresh ji,
Now when I read my earlier message in this thread, I think I have messed up.
The ID of Sangeeta ji's plant is Acacia nilotica ssp. cupressiformis as Chitra ji has commented.
To clarify my thoughts and expression: ... I wanted to assert that there is one sub species of A. nilotica which has almost no thorns, and that is ssp. tomentosa.
I am sure there is lot of research and substance in Pradeep ji's Trees of Delhi.
I am going by findings on internet ...
For instance, these links:
It is better I stand corrected; at present I am not strong about my views of A. nilotica ssp. tomentosa.
Few views of what I consider to be A. nilotica ssp. tomentosa: