Acacia oswaldii

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Acacia oswaldii, F. v. M. A stiff shrub, 8 to 10 ft. tall: phyll. linear to oblong-falcate, with numerous fine parallel veins ending in oblique mucronate point, 1-2 in. long, nearly 1/4 in. wide; gland near base: fl.-heads sessile, solitary or in pairs, about 15-20 in a head; sepals over half as long as petals: pods hard, curved into crescents about each seed; funicle filiform, half the length of seed and suddenly dilated into a cap nearly as long, which fits over and covers up one-third of seed. F. v. M. Icon. 6:10.—May be easily recognized by its finely striate, narrow, 2-in.-long phyll., its sessile yellow fls. that sit at base of phyll, nearly hiding St., by the pods twisted in lunar shape with valves convex over seed and by the cap covQring one-third of seed. A small bushy tree in Australia, producing a scented timber; the natives make short weapons from it. CH

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