Vachellia farnesiana

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Vachellia farnesiana

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wild or cultivated


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CASSIE-OIL PLANT. HUISACHE. OPOPANAX. POPINAC. SPONGE TREE. WEST INDIAN BLACKTHORN. Tropics. This species is cultivated all over India and is indigenous in America, from New Orleans, Texas and Mexico, to Buenos Aires and Chile, and is sometimes cultivated. It exudes a gum which is collected in Sind[1]. The flowers distil a delicious perfume.

  1. Brandis, D. Forest Fl. 180. 1876.
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.


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