Acacia confusa

Acacia confusa

  • Acacia confusa
  • Acacia confusa
  • Flower name
    Acacia confusa
  • Scientific name
    Acacia confusa
  • Alias相思樹, Acacia confusa, Taiwan acacia, タイワンヤナギ, タイワンアカシア
  • Place of originTaiwan and the Philippines
  • Place of floweringOverseas, Okinawa
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Acacia confusa

Acacia confusa (Acacia confusa) is a species of evergreen tree in the family Fabaceae, native to Taiwan and the Philippines. It is also known as Taiwan acacia or small Philippine acacia. The leaves are degenerate and have pseudopodia with modified petioles. The young branches have pinnate compound leaves. It flowers in spring and has a slight fragrance. The flowers have no petals and are made up of yellow stamens that are spherical and look like flowers. The flowers are followed by a pod. It was imported from Taiwan to be used as green manure, windbreaks and firewood.

Common name: Acacia confusa; Scientific name: Acacia confusa; Other names: Formosan willow, Formosan acacia, small Philippine acacia, Taiwan acacia;Place of origin: Taiwan, Philippines, Tree height: 15 m; Leaf shape: pseudopodia: strongly lanceolate; Flower color (actually stamen color): yellow; Corolla shape: yellow stamens without petals; Flower diameter: 0.6-0.8 cm; Flowering season: April-May; Fruit stage: July-August; Fruit type: sheath fruit; Sheath length: 5-15 cm; Sheath width: 1-1.5 cm.


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Acacia
  • Species
    A. confusa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeevergreen tree
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1500.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.8 cm

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