Thanks Aarti for correcting my mistake. Promila On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 8:56 PM, Aarti S. Khale <aarti.kh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Garg Ji, > On searching, the other Species known as Flat-topped Acacia Tree is > Vachellia abyssinica, Syn Acacia abyssinica. > Regards, > Aarti > > > On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:50 PM, J.M. Garg <jmga...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please. >> >> Some earlier relevant feedback: >> >> According to a book Field Guide to common Trees and Shrubs of East Africa >> by Najma Dharani this Acacia is named as Acacia tortilis and the common >> name is Umbrella Thorn, Swahili name is Mgunga, Ol-gorete & ol-tepesi in >> Maasai and Etirr (Ateso Tororo). >> Regards, >> Promila >> >> efi page on Vachellia tortilis >> <https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/species/a---l/f/fabaceae/vachellia/acacia-tortilis> >> >> I have little knowledge about Acacias. >> But the Acacia tortilis seen here, in Oman don't have straight pods like >> the ones seen here. >> I have posted Acacia tortilis on our group before. >> This was a huge tree, but low in height. >> Adding a picture of the main trunk. >> Aarti >> >> Tree's common name is Umbrella Thorn and it is almost flat like an >> umbrella. The bark is said to be rough brown-red. It is indigenous and wide >> spread in African savanna. The shape of the tree is just like yours and the >> book mentioned its name as Acacia tortilis. >> Promila >> >> Its pale brown pods are twisted and some times curled into rings. >> Promila >> >> To me pods look different at >> http://www.kyffhauser.co.za/Plants1/Acacia_tortilis_subsp_h >> eteracantha/Image1.htm >> http://www.southernafricanplants.net/plantdata_sub.php? >> Mspec_ID=50&PHPSESSID=52md95nddo8skh8mg3l7a2t1a4 >> >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >> From: Aarti S. Khale <aarti.kh...@gmail.com> >> Date: 29 September 2016 at 12:22 >> Subject: Flat-topped Acacia Tree : Vachellia Species : Kenya : 29SEP16 : >> AK-10 : 10/10 >> To: efloraofindia <email@example.com>, "J.M. Garg" < >> jmga...@gmail.com> >> >> >> Seen during visit in July. >> Would like to know the Species name please. >> Garg Ji, do we have an Acacia expert in our group? >> Aarti >> >> >> >> -- >> With regards, >> J.M.Garg >> >> 'Creating awareness of Indian Flora & Fauna' >> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jmgarg1> >> >> Winner of Wipro-NFS Sparrow Awards 2014 for efloraofindia >> <https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/award-for-efloraofindia>. >> >> For identification, learning, discussion & documentation of Indian Flora, >> please visit/ join our Efloraofindia Google e-group >> <https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/indiantreepix> (largest in the >> world- around 2700 members & 2,40,000 messages on 31.3.16) or Efloraofindia >> website <https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/> (with a species >> database of more than 11,000 species & 2,20,000 images). >> >> The whole world uses my Image Resource >> <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:J.M.Garg> of more than a >> thousand species & eight thousand images of Birds, Butterflies, Plants etc. >> (arranged alphabetically & place-wise). You can also use them for free as >> per Creative Commons license attached with each image. >> >> Also author of 'A Photoguide to the Birds of Kolkata & Common Birds of >> India'. >> > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "efloraofindia" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to indiantreepix+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.