Babul bark and gum are quite popular and are also sold as medicine.
Actually babul is grown in deserts.
Its leaves are very small and stipule get converted into thorns.
There are many thorny plants in nature but babul has got quite a good amount of recognition and has been mentioned in our literature.
In the summer, the trees bear yellowish flowers which grow in round bunches and in winters the tree bears pod.
The bark of the tree is brown in color, dry and form cracks in length.
The branches are round, soft and bent. The pod is 3-6 inch long.