Definitions for "Acacia senegal"
Acacia senegal is a small deciduous acacia tree known by the common names rudraksha, gum acacia, gum arabic tree, or gum senegal tree. It is native to semi-desert regions of Subsaharan Africa as well as Oman, Pakistan, and northwestern India. It produces gum arabic, which is used as a food additive, in crafts, and as a cosmetic.