Acacia homalophylla

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Acacia homalophylla A.Cunn. ex Benth.

Fabaceae

Life form: tree
Usage: economic plant

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: ovate

Division: bipinnate

Shape: globose
Fruit: legume

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Acacia homalophylla is a tree.

Naming

Acacia homalophylla was described by George Bentham. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Acacia homalophylla 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 homalophylla is evergreen. The bipinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are ovate and have entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Acacia homalophylla produces globose flowers.

The trees produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Acacia homalophylla is native to Australia.

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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