Acacia dealbata

Acacia dealbata

National flower of Tunisia

  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia dealbata
  • Flower name
    Acacia dealbata
  • Scientific name
    Acacia dealbata
  • AliasAcacia, ミモザアカシア, mimosa, silver wattle
  • Place of originAustralia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April
  • Language of flowersPlatonic

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.


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Acacia
  • Species
    A. dealbata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typehalf hardy evergreen tree
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 1.0 cm

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