Acacia decurrens (Wendl.) Willd.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia decurrens
  • Basionym : Mimosa decurrens Wendl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia decurrens Willd.
  • Common name : Silver Wattle
  • Vernacular name : Chavukku (Tam.)
  • Key identification features : Branchlets angled. Pods are constricted between seeds.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Native : Australia
  • Comments : Introduced. Occasional on hills of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sunkarimetta Hills (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Parlakhemundi Hills (Gajapati district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Australia; Introduced elsewhere
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Acacia decurrens. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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