Acacia dealbata Link

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia dealbata Link
  • Common name : Silver Wattle
  • Vernacular name : Wattle (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Raised in plantations
  • Comments / notes : Introduced and planted on the hills for its bark
  • Key identification features : Tree with silvery foliage, densely tomentose branchlets and bright yellow flower heads
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : Australia
  • World Distribution : Introduced in Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia dealbata. Downloaded on 17 August 2019.

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