Acacia senegal

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General Plant Info

Senegalia senegal (formerly Acacia senegal) is a small deciduous tree from the genus Senegalia, known by the common names Rfaudraksha, Gum Acacia, Gum Arabic Tree, or Gum Senegal Tree.

S. senegal is the source of the world's highest quality gum arabic, known locally as hashab gum in contrast to the related, but inferior, gum arabic from Red acacia or talh gum.

Geographic distribution

It is native to semi-desert regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as Oman, Pakistan, and northwestern India.


Alkaloid content

0.003% DMT, in the leaf (Wahba Khalil & Elkheir 1975 ref Trout's Notes)


Other uses