Class Dicotyledoneae, dicots, מחלקה דו-פסיגיים

Family Mimosaceae,
Mimosa Family, משפחה שיטיים


Trees, shrubs and a few herbs; Leaves, alternate, usually bipinnate; flower, 5 small united sepals, 5 separate petals, 10 or more stamens (sometimes only 4); small flowers in dense clusters; the ovary is positioned superior and consists a single carpel.

Genus Acacia, שיטה: Genus Prosopis, ינבוט:

LINK: Acacia tortilis, Umbrella thorn acacia, "Seyal", "Shittim Wood" (Hebrew: Shitat hasokhech, שיטת הסוכך).