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Common Name : Bull's Horn Tree

Scientific Name: Acacia sphaerocephala

Description: This small yellow flowering tree is adorned with wicked hollow thorns up to six inches across that resemble a bull's horns. These thorns have even been sold in souvenir shops as curiosities. The leaves are fine resembling those of a locust or Jacaranda. Most of its relatives come from Australia or Africa.

Range: Mexico


Recommended LINKS & BOOKS

A great resource for botanical information is Botanica which you can order from at this link. This text features beautiful color photos and descriptions of over 10,000 garden plants. It is also available to order on CD from Canada.

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