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Acacia catechu
(black cutch)

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Acacia catechu (black cutch)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Acacia catechu
  • Preferred Common Name
  • black cutch
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Acacia catechu (L. f.) Willd.

Preferred Common Name

  • black cutch

Other Scientific Names

  • Mimosa catechu L. f.

International Common Names

  • English: black catechu; catechu; cutch tree
  • French: acacie au cachou

Local Common Names

  • India: baga; cachu; kachu; kaderi; kadori; kag; kagil; kagli; kangli; karangalli; karungali; khadir; khadira; khair; khayer; khoira; khoiru; koir; kugli; sundra; tallatuma
  • Myanmar: sha
  • Thailand: sa-che; seesiat; seesiat nua

Trade name

  • cutch tree
  • kath
  • katha
  • khersal
  • pegu cutch

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Mimosoideae
  •                                 Genus: Acacia
  •                                     Species: Acacia catechu

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