Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana muthi flora inventory listing. If you want to add this plant to the Expanded Monograph processing cue, or if you can provide any additional information, photos or reliable use records for this muthi plant, please leave a comment below, or in The Muthi Flora of southern Africa Facebook group.
Ethno Medicinal Uses of Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
Indications: Administered to people. Caution: Harmful to people or animals. Edible: The bark exudes an edible gum.
The crown of Vachellia nilotica is somewhat flattened or rounded. The bark is blackish grey or dark brown and deeply grooved, with longitudinal fissures. Most of the browsers eat the leaves. The pods are sweetly-scented and attract myriads of insects. It is used as firewood and for fencing posts. (Wildflower Nursery)
Arnold. T.H., Prentice, C.A., Hawker, L.C., Snyman, E.E., Tomalin, M., Crouch, N.R. and Pottas-Bircher, C. (2002). Medicinal and magical plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
Wildflower Nursery – https://wildflowernursery.co.za/indigenous-plant-database/acacia-nilotica/. Accessed on 2020/01/17