Acacia decora

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Acacia decora Rchb.

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 decora, commonly known as showy wattle, western silver wattle, is a tree.

Naming

Acacia decora was described by Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach in 1829. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Acacia decora is a species 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 decora is evergreen. The bipinnate leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Acacia decora produces globose flowers.

The trees produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Acacia decora is native to Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

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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