IMM - Flora and Fauna: photo 5
Photo 5 of 49 in Gallery: IMM - Flora and Fauna
Image title: Khayer (Acacia catechu)
Khayer (खयेर) in Nepali refers to the plant Acacia catechu (synonym Senegalia catechu) or “kher” or “catechu” from the Fabaceae or “legume family”. It is is mentioned as one of the “Protected plants of Nepal”. The photo also depicts a Leaf (पात, pat/pāt/pāta/pata), Bark (बोका, boka/bokā), Wood (काठ, kath/kāṭh/kāṭha/katha), a Pod (कोसा, kosa/kosā) and a Seed (विउ, viu).
The word Khayer can also be transliterated as Khayera.
The museum exhibitions in this gallery are from the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. They belong to the category “Flora and Fauna Section” (vanaspati tatha jivjantu shakha).