Acacia mearnsii De Wild.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Acacia mearnsii
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
  • Common name : Black Wattle
  • Vernacular name : Chavukku (Tam.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Native : Australia
  • Comments : Introduced in higher hills. The main source of tanning bark in India.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Yercaud Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : Widely planted in the Old World
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 mearnsii. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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