Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle)
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This tree originates from Australia; in South Africa it
is grown commercially for its tannin-rich bark but can also be a weed
along watercourses. A Category 2
invasive plant in South Africa.
Ecological relationships in southern Africa
See also Ecological relationships
of Acacia species in southern Africa.
List of Lepidoptera from Kroon (1999).
- Kroon, D.M. 1999. Lepidoptera of Southern Africa.
Host-plants and other Associations. A Catalogue. Lepidopterists' Society
of Africa, South Africa.