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Acacia concinna (Soap Pod; Sappan; Piquant Sappan; Chikaki)

Synonyms: Acacia concinna var. rugata; Acacia hooperiana; Acacia hooperiana var. glabriuscula; Acacia hooperiana var. subcuneata; Acacia philippinarium; Acacia poilanei; Acacia polycephala; Acacia quisumbingii; Acacia rugata; Guilandina microphylla; Mimosa concinna; Mimosa rugata; Nygae sylvarum-minimae
Language: Hindi

Wikipedia Abstract

Acacia concinna is a climbing shrub native to Asia, common in the warm plains of central and south India. The tree is food for the larvae of the butterfly Pantoporia hordonia. Alkaloids are found in the tree's fruit.
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Invasive Species

Acacia concinna is a tree native to Asia. It is found in disturbed forests, in meadows and along rivers. Introduced to New Caledonia in the late 1980s, Acacia concinna has become locally invasive.
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Allergen Potential [1]  High


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Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
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