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Acacia, any of a genus (Acacia) of mostly tropical trees and shrubs in the pea family. Various species produce catechu, gum arabic, and tannin. Acacia are characteristic of the savanna type of vegetation (grassland with some trees) in central and southern Africa. More than a dozen species grow in the United States. The flowers tend to be mostly yellow or white.

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