Acacia leucophloea, a moderate sized, diciduous tree, grows up to 20 m in height
Reonja, White Bark Acacia, Brewers acacia, distillers acacia, Panicled acacia.
Acacia leucophloea Willd., Acacia melanochaetes Zoll. Delaportea microphylla Gagnep. Delaportea ferox Gagnep. Mimosa leucophloea Roxb.
Himalayan mountains, INDIA
Seed Collection period
Direct seed sowing/ Scarification, hot water treatment
Evergreen, Timber, Specimen Tree
Seed Counts per KG
Plant Average Height
Acacia leucophloea, a moderate sized, deciduous tree, grows up to 35mt. in height, is a characterstic of dry regions, and found in the plains of Punjab and in the dry forest tracts throughout India. Leaves are bipinnate with spines and flowers in yellow heads are arranged in terminal 30cm long panicles. Narrow, Black-colored 10-20cm Pods produce 10-20 Acacia leucophloea seeds of size 5mm to 6mm. The twigs and pods have been reported to be infected by Hapalophragmiopsis ponderosum Thirum in Indian states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. The tree is parasitized by Loranthus scurrula Linn., L. longiflorus Desr. and L. longiflorus var. falcata Kurz.