Bajun (Mkengewa); Kamba (Kivovoa, Mwelele, Musewa); Luhya (Kumukokwe); Luo (Ogongo, Suahowe, Swaruri); Swahili (Mkengewa).
|Distribution of Acacia plycantha in Kenya|
|© Maundu P. and Bo Tengnas. (2005). Useful trees and shrubs for Kenya, World Agroforestry Centre.|
|© USDA, wikipedia|
General Information about the Tree:
Propagation and Tree Management
- Fodder; pods, leaves and seeds are eaten by animals
- Fuel; is a good source of firewood and charcoal
- Bee forage
- Soil conservation
- Nitrogen fixing
Pests and Diseases
There is no information on diseases and pests for this tree. There is no serious problem caused by pests and diseases.