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Acacia crassicarpa

Acacia crassicarpa

(Thick-podded Salwood)


Fabaceae / Mimosaceae


Acacia crassicarpa

Common name

Thick-podded Salwood

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; shrub, small tree


Cairns, Townsville


This species chiefly found in coastal areas has strongly falcate phyllodes from 11 to 20 cm long, with about 7 veins more prominent than the rest. Spikes are 2-6 per axil, the prominently striated, woody pod is 2.5-3.5 cm wide, aril is pale yellow