Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis

(Northern Black Wattle, Ear-pod Wattle)

FAMILY

Fabaceae / Mimosaceae

Species

Acacia auriculiformis

Common name(s)

Northern Black Wattle, Ear-pod Wattle

Flower colour; life form

Yellow, tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This is a common tree on the campus with curved phyllodes, long pale yellow spikes and moderately twisted pods to 13 cm long, the aril is bright orange. There appear to be some hybrids also on campus. There are also a number of hybrids with A. spirobis.