Acacia celsa

Acacia celsa

(Hickory Wattle)

Image of Acacia celsa leaves and pods

FAMILY

Fabaceae / Mimosaceae

Species

Acacia celsa

Common name

Hickory Wattle

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; tree

Campus

Cairns

Description

May be distinguished from A. aulacocarpa by the number of flower spikes per axil (4-8), pale in colour, the woody pod is narrower to about 1.5 cm wide and the aril has 4-6 folds. Found on the margins of rainforests.

closeup of leaves and seed pods