Acacia cuthbertsonii

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Acacia cuthbertsonii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: A. cuthbertsonii
Binomial name
Acacia cuthbertsonii
Luehm.
File:Acacia-cuthbertsonii-range-map.png
Range of Acacia cuthbertsonii
Synonyms

Acacia cuthbertsoni Luehm.[1]

Acacia cuthbertsonii is a perennial shrub or tree native to Australia. It grows 1–5 m tall with fissured, flaky bark. It grows in the central western part of Australia.[2]

Uses

The plant is used as an analgesic by the indigenous peoples of Australia.[3] More specifically, A. cuthbertsonii is also used to treat headaches and toothaches [4] by indigenous people of the Australian NT. The tree's wood is used to make splints to treat bone fractures.[5] Certain parts of the tree are used to make bandages.[6]

Subspecies

References

  1. ILDIS
  2. FloraBase
  3. Analgesic Plants Australian New Crops Newsletter
  4. Sydney Exotic Plants
  5. ABRS Flora of Australia Online
  6. Aboriginal Medicine - Japan Paper.pdf Traditional Aboriginal Medicine - Japan Paper
      
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