Botanical Name: Vachellia leucophloea
Species: V. leucophloea
White Bark Acacia Is Called:
Tamil Name: அகமமரம் akamamaram, அகிமாறல் akimaral, வெள்வேல் velvel, வெண்வேலன் ven-velan
Telugu Name: తెల్ల తుమ్మ tella tumma
Malayalam Name: വെള്ളവേലം vellavelam
Kannada Name: ಬಿಳಿ ಜಾಲಿ ವರ bili jali mara
Hindi Name: रेवंजा reonja, सफेद बबूल safed babul, सफेद किकर safed kikar
Marathi Name: देवबाभळ devbabhal, हिंवर himvar, निंबर nimbar, पांढरी बाभूळ pandhari babhul
Bengali Name: সফেদ বাবুল safed babul
Gujarati Name: હરમો બાવળ harmo baval, પીળો બાવળ pilo baval, દેવબાભુલ devbabhul
Kachchhi Name: હરમું બાવર harmu bavar
Odia Name: ଗନ୍ଧଗୁହିରିଆ gandhaguhira
Punjabi Name: ਬਾਟਾੱ batta, ਜੰਡ jand, ਰੇਰੂ reru
Rajasthani Name: अरंजीया aranjiya, रोंझ ronj
Sanskrit Name: श्वेतवर्वूर shwetavarvura
White Bark Acacia is a thorny tree, it is also known as the Reonja. This is a moderated size tree and it is widely found in southern India.
Usually, this tree takes them 15-20 years to reach 15-inch tall. The leaf inlet season of this tree is April and the flowers appear from August to October. The color of the flowers is yellowish-white.
Usually, the seeds are ripe from the pods in April and it is ready to germinate in the moist soil. This tree has a very hard trunk and it stands drought well.
It also produces good root suckers. In the early stage of growth, this plant is suffering from goat browsing. The fruits are flat, thin, curved tomentose pods.
White Bark Acacia Tree Uses:
- The pods and germinated seeds are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
- The bark of this tree is used as the astringent in traditional medicine.
- It is used as the antidote for snake bites.
- You can also use this to treat cough, wounds, vomiting, and ulcers.
- The bark of this tree is also used to treat skin diseases.
White Bark Acacia Tree Characteristics:
Height: 10-20 inches
Width: 5-10 inches
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hardiness: 25 degrees F
Exposure: Full Sun
Bark Color: White
Flower Shape: clustered balled head
Flower Color: Creamy
Fruit Shape: Coiled Pod
Fruit Color: Yellow
Leaves Type: bipinnate
Leaves Stalks: 4-8 pairs
Leaflet Numbers: 15-30 pairs
Spines Shape: Straight
Spines Color: Brown