Species Factsheet

Acacia dealbata

Details

Complete name: Acacia dealbata Link
Taxonomy: Magnoliophyta » Magnoliophyta » Rosopsida » Fabales » Fabaceae » Acacia dealbata
Authors: Hélia Marchante
Last updated: October 9th, 2006

Common Names

Silver wattle, blue wattle.

Synonyms

Acacia dealbata Link
Acacia decurrens Willd.
Racosperma dealbatum (Link.) Pedley

Short Description

This fast growing tree can reach up to 30m in height. Leaves are greyish-green and segmented, leaf axis has glands only at the insertion of the pinnae. Flower heads are 5-6mm in diameter, pale yellow. Legume is compressed, scarcely constricted between the brown seeds.