Acacia tortilis (Forsk) Hayne subsp. raddiana (Savi) Brenan
Fabaceae / Mimosoideae
Acacia tortilis (Forsk)
Hayne subsp. raddiana (Savi) Brenan
Umbrella thorn is a medium umbrella-shaped tree.
The plant is native to much of Africa and the Arabian peninsula, but it has been introduced in many arid parts of the world.
Talh "Umbrella thorn" is referred to once in the Holy Qur’an. The word Talh is a kind of thorny trees of Acacia. But Talh Mandoud is the tree has aggregated fruits like banana. Allah The Most Sublime Says; “The Companions of the Right Hand,- what will be the Companions of the Right Hand? (27) (They will be) among Sidrtrees without thorns,(28) Among Talh trees with flowers (or fruits) piled one above another(29)” Surat Al-waqi’ah, Verses 27-29
Fadalah Bin Ubaid Said, I heard Omar Bin Al-Khatab says, that the Prophet Said “Martyrs are four Persons; One a Muslim whose faith is good, and who meets the enemy with fortitude, and hope of reward, till he is killed; then is a man to whom people look up at the day of resurrection. (Fadalah Says that Omar, in explaining this, raised his head up, in such a manner that his cap fell off) “ and the second is a Muslim, who meets his enemy horror struck, with his hair standing up, like the thorns of Talh (Acacia) tree, and an arrow pierces him from an unknown hand, and kills him; then this is a martyr of the second degree; the third is a man who has mixed good with bad actions, meets the enemy with fortitude and bravery, till slain; then this man is the third degree; the fourth, is a Muslim, but has surpassed all bounds in sinning, meets the enemy with fortitude and courage, till killed then he is in the fourth degree”. Sunan Al-Tirmdhi.