Acacia falcata

This small tree has leaves of the shape that botanists describe as falcate, the cresent-like shape of the leaf central to the adjoining photo.

It grows to about 5 metres, has its globular flowers born on an axillary raceme. It flowers from late Autumn to mid-Winter.

Its pods straight to slightly curved, mostly straight-sided and flat and barely constricted between seeds: up to 12 cm long and 8 mm wide.

Created on ... May 09, 2008
Edited on ... November 14, 2010