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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acacia aneuraMulga AcaciaFabaceae or Leguminosae 30
Acacia coriaceaWiry Wattle, Acacia, Leather LeafFabaceae or Leguminosae 30
Acacia cultriformisKnife-Leaf Wattle, Knife acaciaFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Acacia dealbataMimosa, Silver wattleFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. decurrens dealbata.20
Acacia decurrensGreen WattleFabaceae or LeguminosaeMimosa decurrens.21
Acacia farnesianaSweet Acacia, Perfume Acacia, HuisacheFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. acicularis Willd. A. (Small) Cory. A. ferox M.Martens & Galeotti. A. indica (Poir.) Desv. A. lenticellata F.Muell. A. minuta (M.E.Jones) R.M.Beauch. A. pedunculata Willd. A. smallii Isely. Farnesia odora Gasp. Farnesiana odora Gasp. Mimosa acicularis Poir. Mimosa farnesiana L. Mimosa indica Poir. Mimosa suaveolens Salisb. Pithecellobium acuminatum M.E.Jones. Pithecellobium minutum M.E.Jones. Popanax farnesiana (L.) Raf. [Spelling variant]. Poponax farnesiana (L.) Raf. Vachellia densiflora Small. Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn.22
Acacia longifoliaSydney Golden Wattle, AcaciaFabaceae or LeguminosaeMimosa longifolia.30
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwood, Australia Acacia, Black Acacia, Blackwood AcaciaFabaceae or Leguminosae 21
Acacia mucronataNarrow-Leaf WattleFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Acacia paradoxaKangaroo Thorn, Paradox acaciaFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
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