Acacia podalyriifolia

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Acacia podalyriifolia
Acacia podalyriifolia.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Clade: Mimosoideae
Genus: Acacia
A. podalyriifolia
Binomial name
Acacia podalyriifolia
A.Cunn. ex G. Don, 1832
Range of Acacia podalyriifolia
  • Acacia fraseri Hook.
  • Acacia podalyriaefolia A. Cunn.
  • Acacia podalyriaefolia A. Cunn. var. viridis Guilf.
  • Acacia podalyriifolia Loudon
  • Acacia podalyriifolia G. Don var. typica Domin
  • Acacia podalyriifolia G. Don var. viridis Guilf.
  • Racosperma podalyriifolia (G. Don) Pedley
  • Racosperma podalyriifolium (G. Don) Pedley[1]
Acacia podalpodalyriifolia seedpods – Photo by Forest & Kim Starr

Acacia podalyriifolia is a perennial tree which is fast-growing and widely cultivated. It is native to Australia but is also naturalised in Malaysia, Africa, India and South America. Its uses include environmental management and it is also used as an ornamental tree. It is very closely related to Acacia uncifera. It grows to about 5 m (16 feet) in height and about the same in total width.[2] It blooms during winter.

Acacia podalyriifolia foliage
Acacia podalyriifoliaMHNT

Common names for it are Mount Morgan wattle and Queensland silver wattle.[1]