|Acacia pendula subsp. var.||Boree, Weeping myall|
Weeping Myall (Acacia pendula) is a species of wattle which is native to Australia. It is a tree which grows up to 10 metres in height and is pendulous in form with grey green narrow phyllodes which are about 10 cm in length.
Alternative common names include Myall, True Myall, Boree, Silver-leaf Boree, Balaar and Nilyah.
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Acacia pendula, Cunn. Weeping Myall. A small tree with gray foliage and pendulous branchlets: phyll. covered with a minute pubescence, finely striate with 3-5 obscurely parallel veins, linear-lanceolate, often falcate, acuminate, ending in mucronate point, 2-3 1/2 in. long. 1/4-1/3in. wide; gland less than 1/4in from base: fl.-heads in pairs or clusters, about 30 in a head; peduncles less than 1/2 in. long; petals with mid-rib; sepals spatulate, reticulately veined, half as long as petals: pods 1/2in. broad, 2-3 in. long, bordered by a narrow wing along each suture.—The ornamental value of this species lies rather in drooping foliage than in the fls. CH
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963