Acacia delibrata

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Acacia delibrata
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Clade: Mimosoid clade
Genus: Acacia
A. delibrata
Binomial name
Acacia delibrata
Occurrence data from AVH

Acacia delibrata is a perennial shrub or tree growing to 9m in height, with a distinctive "minni ritchi" bark, flowering from April to June and in October. It is native to tropical Western Australia.[1][2] It is not listed as being a threatened species.[3] A crude saponin solution in water, prepared from the seed pods of a tree believed to be this species, was found to be severely irritant when applied to the eyes of a dog.[4]

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