Acacia dealbata Link

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Acacia dealbata Link
  • Common name : Silver Wattle
  • Vernacular name :
    • Wattle (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Raised in plantations
  • Comments / notes : Introduced and planted on the hills for its bark
  • Key identification features : Tree with silvery foliage, densely tomentose branchlets and bright yellow flower heads
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : Australia, Tasmania
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Australia, Tasmania
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acacia dealbata. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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