Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Acacia mearnsii De. Willd.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Acacia Species: Acacia mearnsii De. Willd.






Synonym Racosperma mearnsii (De Wild.) Pedley
Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Green wattle,tan wattle,Australian acacia,black wattle,late black wattle Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 300-2440 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit narrowly oblong, flat, rough, blackish, with fine hair, fairly straight, 5-15 cm long by 4-9 mm wide but often constricted between the seeds
Habitat Occurs in grasslands, riparian zones, urban areas and water courses Bark Type Fissured
Distribution Native to Australia and exotic to India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Bark Details Bark brownishblack, hard and fissured, twigs angled, grey, densely hairy, tinged with yellow when young
Distribution in manipur Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Small to large, evergreen, single-stemmed or multibranched tree, 6-25 m high, with a straight trunk, growing to 50 cm indiameter Leaf Details Leaves dark green, alternate, feathery, with very soft hair, binnately compound, 8-15 cm long, with 8-21 pairs of pinnae 2-5 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found