Racosperma elatum (A.Cunn. ex Benth.) Pedley
Acacia elata is an unarmed tree growing up to 25 metres tall[
The tree is harvested as a source of tannins and wood. It is cultivated to provide shade and material for green manure in plantations, and is also grown as an ornamental[
Australia - Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia.
Along the sides of rivers and in ravines[
]. Rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest in various situations on the escarpment ranges[
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|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild
A plant of the subtropics in Australia, it is also sometimes cultivated in tropical countries.
The tree is planted to protect the soil and provide material for green manure in Cinchona and other plantations in Sri Lanka and West Java, where it grows well and fast[
The bark contains 20 - 31% tannin[
Wood pulp has proved to be excellent for making paper[
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