|Acacia implexa subsp. var.||Lightwood, Hickory Wattle, Screw-pod Wattle, Bastard Myall, Fish Wattle, Broad-leaf Wattle|
Acacia implexa is an Australian Acacia, used for furniture making. Its common name is Lightwood.
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Acacia implexa, Benth. A tall tree, 50 ft. high, with light green foliage and rough bark: phyll. falcate- lanceolate, acuminate, with a more or less hooked point, 4-7 in. long, 3/8-3/4in. wide, veins 3-5, with finer parallel veins between; no gland: fls. cream-yellow, in racemes much shorter than phyll., 40-50 in a head; peduncles 3/8in. long: pod curved, often like an interrogation point, light brown with nerve-like margin, more or less constricted and contracted between the seeds, 4-6 in. long, 1/4in. wide; seeds longitudinal; funicle club-shaped, folded once or twice at end of seed—Distinguished from A. melanoxylon by the more pointed and hooked phyll., while the funicle is cream-colored and folded at the end of the seed instead of being scarlet and twice encircling it as in A. melanoxylon. CH
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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