Girish Mahajan

Acacia retinodes

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Acacia
Rank  Species
Family  Fabaceae
Scientific name  Acacia retinodes
Order  Fabales
Acacia retinodes Acacia Retinodes from Burncoose Nurseries
Similar  Acacia, Acacia floribunda, Acacia longifolia, Acacia dealbata, Acacia saligna

Acacia retinodes is an evergreen shrub that is native to South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Short racemes of yellow flowers are produced periodically throughout the year. Some common names are Retinodes water wattle, swamp wattle, wirilda, ever-blooming wattle and silver wattle. It grows to a height of 6-10m.

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Uses

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It is used for environmental management and for ornamental purposes. It produces good quantities of gum and its bark is good for tanning.

It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Varieties

  • A. retinodes var. retinodes
  • A. retinodes var. uncifolia

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    References

    Acacia retinodes Wikipedia


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