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Tasmanian blackwood

Acacia melanoxylon R. Br.

Family: Mimosaceae

Name justification:
Acacia comes from the Greek name akakia, which is the name given to a prickly tree in Egypt.
The specific adjective is a name composed by two Greek words: melanos, black and xylon, wood. 

Common name: Tasmanian blackwood
Description: Tall tree
Leaf: Evergreen Broad Entire Compound Paripinnate

Origin and distribution:
It comes from the Southeast of Australia and Tasmania. It is cultivated as ornamental. In Spain, it has grown wild in Galicia and Santander.

Location in the garden:
There is a row of trees with some spaces nearby the Compostela avenue.

Location

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