Acacia aulacocarpa

Acacia aulacocarpa

Acacia aulacocarpa

(Brown Salwood, Hickory Wattle)

FAMILY

Fabaceae / Mimosaceae

Species

Acacia aulacocarpa

Common name(s)

Brown Salwood, Hickory Wattle

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This species found on the edge of rainforests particularly in ecotonal areas and along watercourses, has green falcate phyllodes up to about 12 cm long. Spikes golden yellow, 1-2, rarely a true third, per axil, pods are woody and striated to 2 cm wide. aril with 2-3 folds, pale.