Classification of the genus Acacia (in the wider sense) has been subject to considerable debate. It is generally agreed that there are valid reasons for breaking it. Acacia crassicarpa ex Benth. Acacia aulacocarpa var. macrocarpa Benth., Flora Australiensis 2: (), Type: Keppel Bay, Shoalwater Bay, and . Scientific Name: Acacia crassicarpa ex Benth. Taxonomic Notes: Recently transferred to Racosperma crassicarpum (A. Cunn. ex Benth.) Pedley.

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It is most common on sandy, lowland, coastal or near-coastal sites where it is found on sandy levees near seasonally-dry creeks and on coastal foredune systems. A revision of Acacia Mill. Plant resources of southeast Asia. Pacific Islands Ecosystems at Risk. Uses Edibility – It has an edible gum which forms a tofee when soaked in water with honey. The use of acacias for wood-wool cement composites.

Flowers 5-merous; calyx gamosepalous; ovary densely hairy on upper half. Paper presented at the workshop on development of fast-growing plantations in Southeast Asia: Leafy twigs somewhat angular in section.

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Comprehensive selection of provenances and families of Acacia crassicarpa. Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry. Advances in tropical acacia research. Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens. However, populations of spreading shrubs only 1 m tall are also known from coastal dunes in Queensland.

The Santo industrial forest plantation project – a possible role for farmers. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a crassicagpa.


Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Reproductive biology of acacias. In north Queensland it extends from the Cape York Peninsula south to Townsville with a southern small population near Mackay. Diseases of species and provenances of acacias in West and South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Performance of Acacia species in Thailand.

Good photographs, brief description and information on uses, habitat, range, cultivation etc. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality ccrassicarpa not available in the web browser that you are using. It is reported to be tolerate salt wind, crassidarpa is susceptible to damage by cyclones crassicarpx strong winds.

Wood is strong and durable. Nitrogen Fixing Tree Research Reports, Type of accepted name Lizard Island, Qld, Aug.

Early growth of Acacia crassicarpa in a seedling seed orchard at Melville Island, Australia. The bark is hard, grey or grey-brown, with deep longitudinal furrows when mature, the inner bark being pinkish-red and fibrous. Survival after planting out is usually high and trees with a bole over 10 cm in diameter at breast height are fire tolerant, producing vegetative regrowth following fires Arentz et al.

Diseases of Acacia spp. Seedlings germinate after five days and all viable seeds have germinated after 25 days ATSC, ; Doran and Gunn, The specific epithet is from the Latin word crassus, meaning thick, and the Greek word carpus, meaning fruit, referring to the thick pods. Canberra, Australian National University Press.

It is noted as invading open and disturbed areas in the Cook Islands, but was not reported to be invading native forest areas. Proceedings of an international workshop, Gympie, Qld. It is a nitrogen-fixing tree acaciaa produces abundant natural root nodulation. Acacias for rural, industrial, and environmental development in Nepal.


Farm, ; Karki and Karki, Seeds are oblongoid, 5 crassciarpa 6 millimeters by 2 to 3 millimeters wide, black and arranged in separate compartments. It can be downloaded from the Internet. For example, on Lizard Island, Qld, the type locality, growth habit appears strongly affected by wind shear: Leaf blades about x Trees coppice so cutting of larger trees would also require removal of the roots or herbicide stump treatments.

The phyllodes have numerous, fine, parallel, longitudinal nerves, with 3 primary and secondary nerves crassicarla evident than the rest, with the lowermost main nerves confluent at the base of the phyllode and contiguous with the lower margin for a short distance.

Acacia crassicarpa

Species trials of acacias in tropical dryland Queensland, Australia. Trees 6—25 —30 m tall, sometimes shrubs less than 1 m tall on coastal dunes. Phytoremediation study showed the provision of fly ash and dreg significantly affected the growth of A.

The light golden to pale yellow inflorescences are spikes cm long, occurring in crasssicarpa of in the axils of branchlet extremities. Centre for International Forestry Research, Indonesia. Botany Acacia crassicarpa is a s mall- to medium-sized tree, growing to 25 meters high. Synonymy Racosperma crassicarpum Cunn.

Diseases of tropical acacias in northern Queensland.