Acacia farnesiana (L.)Willd.

Common name

English: Needle Bush

German: Süße Akazie

Portuguese: Acácia-amarela

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Acacia (11)

           Epithet: farnesiana (L.)Willd. (1)

Synonym: Acacia acicularis Willd.

acicularis => needle-like

farnesiana => named after Odoardo Farnese (1573–1626), an Italian nobleman

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Acacia farnesiana at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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