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Acacia pennata - Ballikhadira

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Ballikhadira, Acacia pennata

Acacia pennata is a thorny straggling climber that grows in hot and dry forests. It can climb on trees and branch profusely with its long branches.

Uses

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Parts Used

Stem, Leaves, Root.

Chemical Composition

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Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Kaadu Seege
Hindi Agla Bel, Biswal, Shembi
Malayalam Kattusinikka, Peincha, Kareencha
Tamil Kattintu, Vellai Indu
Telugu Guba Korinda
Marathi Shembarati
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit Ari, Vallikhadira
English Rusty mimosa


Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Climber

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Bipinnate Elliptic Leaf Arrangement is Alternate - spiral, Leaf Apex is Acute, Leaf Base is Truncate and Leaf Margin is Entire.

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Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Bisexual Axillary and terminal panicles of heads Creamish white Flower heads globose, 1-3 together in leaf axils and these combined into a terminal, many-umbelled panicles, up to 20 cm long, densely pale brown tomentellous. Heads 1-2 cm diameter. Flowers subsessile; bracts spathulate, apical part fimbriate. Buds brown red. Calyx thin, campanulate, 1.5-2 mm long, glabrous or very minutely and shortly pilose, the teeth distinct, 1 mm long, brown red. Corolla hardly 1 mm longer than the calyx, light green, the tips of the lobes green or red brown.

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
A stipitate pod 15-20 x 2-3 cm strap-shaped, flat with slightly raised sutures, smooth, reddish brown, thin, the suture straight with few or no indents, dehiscent, along both sutures, distinctly stalked, apex acute seeds 8-12, flat, round; the pod slightly bullate over the seeds.

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

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How to plant/cultivate

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Commonly seen growing in areas

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References

  1. ["Chemistry"]
  2. "Morphology"
  3. [ "Cultivation"]

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