Acacia verniciflua

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Acacia verniciflua A.Cunn.

Fabaceae

Life form: tree

Exposure: sun   8

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 verniciflua, commonly known as varnish wattle, is a tree.

Naming

Acacia verniciflua was described by Allan Cunningham in 1825. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

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

Flowers and Fruits

Acacia verniciflua produces globose flowers.

The trees produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Acacia verniciflua is native to Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

Cultivation

The trees prefer a sunny situation. They tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

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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