Golden flowered salwood
Acacia aulacocarpa, Fam. Mimosaceae
Shrub or small tree 2-8m in height.
|Form or habit:||Shrub, Small tree|
Simple, alternate, straight, subfalcate or sometimes falcate, 5-12.5 x 0.7-3.5cm, glabrous, wax coated with slight whitish bloom, three longitudinal veins more obvious than the other numerous parallel veins, basal gland present but inconspicuous.
|Flower description:||Golden-yellow flowers in groups of 1-4 occurring on an axil from January to October.|
|Fruit description:||Brown to red- brown, narrow, oblong and flat seed pods, straight or a little curved, sometimes with a slight spiral, 1.5-8 x 0.8-1.5cm, veined with interveining furrows, greyish aril, brown to black seeds from September to January.|
|Habitat:||Gallery (riverine or riparian) forest, open forest, woodland|
|Distribution||North east to south east Queensland and north east New South Wales.|
|Food source for:||Australian king parrot|
|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|