Etymology - Genus: Latin form of Arabic word for a thorny bush
Etymology - Species: Winged
Location: Kanpur, Pune, Taljai Hill
Description: Perennial shrub that can grow in wasteland.Very long Unipinnate leaf with persistent spine like stipule. No glands.Paripinnate leaflets in about 10-12 pairs of pinna. Oblong leaflet with oblique base and emerginate apice. Rachis has a notch that runs between pinna.Yellow flowers are arranged very close to each other in raceme, look like a straight yellow candle.Filament is straight, less than 1 cm. Stamens varied in length. Style is light green, straight or curved.Characteristic winged pods, wings run throughout the length.