Acacia longifolia

  • T. K. Lim

Scientific Name

Acacia longifolia(Andrews) Willd.


Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd. var. typica Benth., Mimosa longifolia Andrews, Mimosa macrostachya Poir., Phyllodoce longifolia (Andrews) Link. Racosperma longifolium (Andrews) C. Mart


Fabaceae, also placed in Mimosaceae

Common/English Names

Acacia Trinervis, Aroma Doble, Golden Wattle, Coast Wattle, Sallow Wattle and Sydney Golden Wattle Golden Wattle, Long-Leaved Wattle, Sallow Wattle, Sydney Golden Wattle

Vernacular Names

None recorded


The species is indigenous to native to south-eastern Australia, from the extreme southeast of Queensland, eastern New South Wales, eastern and southern Victoria. It is now widely cultivated in subtropical areas globally.


In its native range, it is found in heath and sclerophyll forest and on coastal headlands, sand dunes, riparian habitats and adjacent alluvial flats up to 150 m.

Edible Plant Parts and Uses

Flowers are edible, cooked or eaten in...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. K. Lim
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  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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