Phyllode Acacia, Australian Acacia

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Phyllode Acacia, Australian Acacia
Scientific Name : Acacia auriculiformis
Family : Leguminosae
Common Name : Phyllode Acacia, Australian Acacia
Description:
Sub Family: Mimosaceae. A drought resistant, fast growing tree. Only the seedlings of this plant have leaves. As the plant matures, no more leaves grow. The modified leafstalks function like leaves & are capable of photosynthesis. The modified leaf stalks are called as Phyllodes.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial

 

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