Acacia cincinnata, Fam. Fabaceae
Large shrub, up to 6m high, with golden yellow new growth.
|Form or habit:||Shrub|
Blue green, sickle shaped phyllodes, 10-15 x 1.5-2.5cm. Three prominent longitudinal veins radiating from the lower margin at the base.
|Flower description:||Yellow spikes, 1-3cm long, borne singly or in pairs in the leaf axils. May to July.|
|Fruit description:||Blue grey, tightly coiled pods, 2-4 x 0.4-0.6cm.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Notes:||Needs an open position and good drainage. Propagate from treated seed. Wood is dark brown, hard and resistant to attack by insects and marine worms.|
|Information sources:||Townsend K. & the Society for Growing Australian Plant Townsville Branch Inc. (1994) Across the Top: Gardening with Australian Plants in the tropics.|