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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Knots and stemwood of Acacia crassicarpa and A. Coast, Bauer, Lizard Island, Cunningham. Performance of Acacia crsssicarpa in Thailand. Vector Transmission The large seeds may be consumed by large herbivores though there are no specific reports of local distribution by animal vectors.

Treatments to promote seed germination in Australian acacias. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Acacia crassicarpa

Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is acacja on all the information available. Diseases of tropical acacias. Reproductive biology of acacias. In Papua New Guinea A.

On coastal foredunes it occurs in low woodland associated with Casuarina equisetifolia. Trunk is often straight and branchless for 13 to 18 meters. Advances in tropical acacia research: It is generally agreed that there are valid reasons for breaking it up into several distinct genera, but there has been disagreement over the way this should be done.

Trees 6—25 —30 m tall, sometimes shrubs less than 1 m tall on coastal dunes. Folkloric – No recorded medicinal use in the Philippines.

It has been evaluated as a green manure in Nepal with a production rate of 0.

Crassocarpa plant for the larval stages of the Northern Imperial Blue Butterfly. The bark was used traditionally to make craasicarpa and rope by villagers in Papua New Guinea, and young roots were roasted and used as a traditional food source in Australia Cribb and Cribb, Pedley L; Isbell RF, As ofit is widely but not completely accepted that the section that includes the majority of the Australian species including this acacix should retain the name Acacia, whilst other sections of the genus should be transferred to the genera Acaciella, Mariosousa, Senegalia and Vachellia[ K Title Plants for a Future Author Ken Fern Description Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.

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Breeding technologies for tropical acacias. It occurs on a variety of mainly sandy soil types which include calcareous beach sands, yellow earths derived from granite, red earths on basic volcanics, red-yellow podzolics over schists, and alluvial and colluvial soils.

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In its native range, it occurs on a variety of mainly sandy soil types which include calcareous beach sands, yellow earths, red earths, red-yellow podzolics, and alluvial and colluvial soils in Australia, whereas in New Guinea, it also occurs on the gently undulating terrain of the Oriomo Plateau which is a relict alluvial plain Loffler, School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading.

This species is favoured by disturbance and is a characteristic species in regrowth. Queensland Forestry Research Institute. The phyllodes leaves are borne on yellowish, slightly angled branchlets which are sometimes pendulous.

Synonymy Racosperma crassicarpum Cunn. It is reported to be tolerate salt wind, though is susceptible to damage by cyclones and strong winds. Associations In open forests in Queensland, Australia, A.

Pulping properties of tropical acacias. Close up, flowers Photograph by: Suitable for a wide range of timber end-uses, structural or decorative applications like construction, furniture, flooring, boat building.

Leaves phyllodineoussomewhat glaucoususually with seven veins more prominent than the rest, veins parallel, not anastomosing and the margins also thickened like veins. Chittachumnonk P, Sirilak S Proceedings of an international workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand, February The use of acacias for wood-wool cement composites.


Plant resources of South-East Asia No. Rainfall often follows a monsoonal pattern with December-March being the wettest period.

It is very likely that it will be further introduced. Tree Improvement for sustainable tropical forestry.

Seedlings germinate after five days and all viable seeds have germinated after 25 days ATSC, ; Doran and Gunn, Flowers 5-merous; calyx gamosepalous; ovary densely hairy on upper half. It is fire resistant after ten years of age, and competes favourably against weed species such as Imperata cylindrica. The phyllodes have numerous, fine, parallel, longitudinal nerves, with 3 primary and secondary nerves more 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.

Flora of China, Fungal pathogens as a potential threat to tropical acacias in India. Distribution – Recently introduced and popular used as an ornamental shade tree. Early growth of Acacia crassicarpa in a seedling seed orchard at Melville Island, Australia.

Acacia crassicarpa – Wikipedia

National Plant Data Center. However, populations of spreading shrubs only 1 m crassicaroa are also known from coastal dunes in Queensland. Uses Top of page A. Phyllodes are resinous, glabrous, pale green to grey-green, normally lanceolate-falcate, broadest below the middle and curved along acaci margins, cm long and Suitable for kraft pulping. A putative natural hybrid is also known between A.

Wood properties and utilization potential of eight fast-growing tropical plantation tree species.