|Acacia pravissima subsp. var.||Ovens wattle, Wedge-leafed wattle|
Acacia pravissima, commonly known as Ovens Wattle or Wedge-leaved Wattle, is a species of plant in the Fabaceae family found in Australia which grows in Victoria and in the South West Slopes and Southern Tablelands of New South Wales.
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Acacia pravissima, F. v. M. Fig. 72. A small tree, 15-20 ft. high with decurrent, pendulous, finger-like branchlets thickly clothed with short foliage: phyll. 1/4-l in. long, 1/4-1/2in. broad, cuneiform to trapezoid, one angle rounded, the other acute, indistinctly 2-nerved, the prominent nerve excentric and ending in a mucronate point; gland large, near middle of upper edge: racemes much longer than phyll., 10 to more fls. in a head; peduncles 1/16in- long: pods, when ripe, once or twice twisted, with nerve-like margins and mucronate tip, 1 1/2-2 3/4 in. long, 1/4in. wide; seed small, longitudinal, with prominent central marking; funicle as long as seed, enlarged into club-shaped aril: ripe July, Aug. Fls. Feb., March.—A very graceful showy species that is becoming popular. CH
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- R Lancaster, (1998). Plants That Should Be Better Known: Acacia pravissima, ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.
- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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