Acacia caven var. macrocarpa

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Acacia caven var. macrocarpa (Molina) Molina

Fabaceae

Life form: tree

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: not specified

Division: bipinnate

Shape: globose
Fruit: legume

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales

Acacia caven var. macrocarpa is a tree.

Naming

Acacia caven var. macrocarpa was described by James Aronson in 1992. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Acacia caven var. macrocarpa is a variety in the genus Acacia which contains approximately 1550 to 1852 species and belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acacia caven var. macrocarpa is evergreen. The bipinnate leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Acacia caven var. macrocarpa produces globose flowers.

The trees produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Acacia caven var. macrocarpa is native to Chile and Argentina.

Cultivation

The trees tolerate temperatures down to -7°C (USDA zone 9).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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