White cutch tree

The Scientific name of the White cutch tree: Acacia polyantha

Name of White cutch tree in different languages:-

English: white catech, White Thorn

Sanskrit: kadara, somavalkah

Malayalam: Vellakarigali വെള്ളക്കരിങ്ങാലി

Plant description:

It is a tree that grows up to 20 m tall, branched, medium tree,  leaves are pinnately arranged, bark covered with spines, seeds are in a bean containing 2- 4 bean. heartwood is the useful part.


Leaf Arrangement


Shape-Bipinnate Margin-Entire Venation-pinnate
 Bipinnate-Leaflet-also-pinnate  Margin_Entire  Venation-pinnate

Medicinal uses:

Venereal Diseases, Snakebites, Gonorrhea, Dysentery and Gastrointestinal Problems. Its chemical compounds can repel reptiles, rats, etc.

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