Flower NameAcacia baileyana
Formal NameAcacia baileyana
Aliasゴールデン・ミモザ, 銀葉アカシア, Golden mimosa, Cootamundra wattle
HabitatNew South Wales in Australia
Acacia baileyana (scientific name: Acacia baileyana) is native to New South Wales in Australia and is an evergreen tall tree of the family Fabaceae. In the early spring, it does expand the general inflorescence and make many small yellow flowers bloom. Another name is also called 'Golden Mimosa'. Leaves are silver-gray and spirally winged feather-like leaves. When the flowers are in full bloom the whole tree stains yellow and draws people's eye. It is an insect flower in which flowers have fragrance and pollen is carried to insects. In the autumn after the flowers it does put a dark brown bean curd. It is used for garden trees, park trees and cut flowers. There is also a Purpurea (scientific name: Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea'） whose leaf color is purple in the same acacia ginkgo. In addition, there is Acacia dealbata in the same genus.
Common name: Acacia baileyana, scientific name: Acacia baileyana, aka: Golden mimosa, Cootamundra wattle, Origin: Australia's New South Wales, tree height: 5 to 15 m, leaf color: silver gray, leaf blade: 3 to 5 cm, leaf order: feathery compound leaf, flower color: yellow , Flower shape: spherical shape, flower diameter: 0.7 cm, flowering period: February to April, fruit season: October, fruit shape: legume, real color: dark tea, use: garden tree, park tree, cut flowers.
SpeciesA. baileyana 'Purpurea'
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Leaf typepinnately compound
Flowering placeGarden park Ct flower・Flower arrangement
SeasonFeb Mar Apr
Height500 ~ 1500 [cm]
Diameter0.5 ~ 0.7