Acacia dealbata

National flower of Tunisia

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    Acacia dealbata @ Tokyo
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    Acacia dealbata @ Tokyo
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    Acacia dealbata @ Zoorasia(Yokohama,Japan)
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    Acacia dealbata @ Tokyo

Basic information

Flower Name
Acacia dealbata
Formal Name
Acacia dealbata
Alias
Acacia, mimosa, silver wattle
Habitat
Australia
Morph
half hardy evergreen tree

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What is Acacia dealbata

Acacia dealbata, commonly called mimosa, or silver wattle (scientific name: Acacia dealbata) is native to Australia and is semi cold-resistant evergreen tall tree of the family Fabaceae. Acacia dealbata and Acanthus acacia is designated as a national flower of Tunisia. In the spring it extends the inflorescences and many yellow spherical flowers bloom. It is a day flower. It grows quickly, however the strength is weak, so the branches are easy to break with strong wind etc.
Although it is a different genus, white flowers bloom and leaves resembling acacia, there is a fake acacia (Locust tree, scientific name: Robinia pseudoacacia).

Common name: Acacia dealbata, scientific name: Acacia dealbata, aka: aka: mimosa, silver wattle, mimosa acacia, acacia ginkgo, origin: Australia, Living type: semi-cold-resistant evergreen tall tree, tree height: 500 to 1800 cm, leaf shape: twice even number feathered compound leaves, leaf margin: all edges, leaf order: alternate, leaf length: 10 to 15 cm, feather piece: 3 cm, number of wing pieces: 10 to 18 pairs, Inflorescence form: raceme, height of flowers: 10 to 15 cm, corolla: spherical head flower, petal diameter: 1 cm, flower color: yellow, flower season: February to April, fruit type: legume, uses: cut flowers, ornaments, trees, Park trees.

Detailed information

Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Acacia
Species
A. dealbata
Flower language
Platonic (Apr 09)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenBotanic garden
Color
Yellow
Season
FebMarApr
Height
500 ~ 1800 [cm]
Diameter
0.8 ~ 1

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