Acacia penninervis

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Acacia penninervis, Sieb. Mountain Hickory. A tall glabrous shrub or a tree, 40-80 ft. high: phyll. pinniveined, lanceolate-falcate, acuminate, much narrowed at the base, 3-4 in. long (sometimes twice that length) about 1/2in. broad; nerve excentric with a short secondary nerve terminating in a marginal gland below the middle: fls. pale yellow, in short racemes, much shorter than phyll.; peduncles 1/4in. long: pod 3 1/2-5 in. long, 1/2in. broad with nerve-like margins; seed longitudinal; funicle colored, extending around seed and bent back on same side so as to encircle in double fold. B.M. 2754. Maiden Wattles and Wattlebark, p. 35.—A variable species with very narrow phyll., often 1/4-1/2in. wide and 8-12 in. long, the average being 1 in. broad and 5 in. long.

Var. falciformis, Benth. (A. falciformis, DC.). A shrub 6-10 ft. high with young shoots and infl. minutely hoary or golden pubescent: phyll. broad, obliquely ovate-oblong, obtuse, smooth and feather-veined, 3-4 in. long, 1 in. broad; gland at base: fls. in racemes.—Larger and more falcate than the type.


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