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Common name

English: Earpod wattle

German: Öhrchen-Akazie

Mandarin: 大叶相思 (da ye xiang si)


Kingdom: Plantae (2666)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2580)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2173)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Acacia (11)

            Epithet: auriculiformis Benth. (1)

Synonyms: Acacia moniliformis Griseb., Racosperma auriculiforme (Benth.) Pedley

auriculiforme => formed like an ear

auriculiformis => formed like an ear

moniliformis => in the form of a necklace, like a string of beads


Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

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World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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