- Flower nameAcacia confusa
- Scientific nameAcacia 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.