Shami, KhejadI

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Shami, KhejadI
Scientific Name : Prosopis cineraria
Family : Leguminosae
Common Name : Shami, Khejdi
Sub Family: Mimosaceae.   A very handsome & large tree with weeping branches. Tender branches & leaves are used as fodder for cattle & camels. Tender pods are cooked as vegetable.It is adrought resistant tree. Native to India.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial