Acacia elata

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Cedar Wattle
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trunk of Acacia elata, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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Cross-section of Acacia elata log
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: A. elata
Binomial name
Acacia elata
Benth.
Synonyms

  • Acacia elata Graham
  • Acacia terminalis sensu Court
  • Racosperma elatum (Benth.) Pedley[1]
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Acacia elata the Cedar Wattle or Mountain Cedar Wattle is a tree found in eastern Australia.[2] Often up to 18 metres tall when mature, exceptional specimens reach over 30 metres. The habitat is near rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest in various situations. An attractive plant with delicate foliage, it is sometimes seen in cultivation. Its timber is attractive, close-grained, strong and hard, and is suitable for carpentry and turning.

References

  1. ILDIS LegumeWeb
  2. "Acacia elata". PlantNET - NSW Flora Online. Retrieved 2010-07-25. 
      
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