Promila Ji,
It wasjust a suggestion.
Hope to get the id validated.
Regards,
Aarti

On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 11:48 AM, Promila Chaturvedi <
thegardener.chaturv...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 <indiantreepix@googlegroups.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
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>> J.M.Garg
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