Acacia pycnantha (PROSEA)
Acacia pycnantha Benth.
- Family: Leguminosae
- Golden wattle (En).
Native of southern Australia; planted in the mountainous regions of Java.
The bark is used for tanning. The tree is planted as an ornamental, the flowers are used for perfume.
A small to medium-sized tree with stalked phyllodes instead of normal leaves. The thin bark is rich in tannin (up to 40%) and gum.
7, 12, 17, 22, 24, 31, 45.