Acacia verticillata

From Hortipedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Hortipedia Commons %LABEL_PRINTING QR Code

Acacia verticillata

Fabaceae

Life form: tree

Exposure: sun   8

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: ovate

Division: bipinnate

Shape: globose
Fruit: legume

3A / f8da21 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Canopy: rounded to broadly spreading

Taxonomy

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

Acacia verticillata is a tree.

Naming

Taxonomy

Acacia verticillata 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

Acacia verticillata - flowers
Acacia verticillata - branches

Growth

The trees have a rounded to broadly spreading canopy and reach heights of 2 to 8 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acacia verticillata is evergreen. The green, bipinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are ovate and have entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Acacia verticillata produces panicles of yellow globose flowers from March to April.

The trees produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

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

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.

Non-commercial Links

This might also interest you

Commercial Links