Acacia melanoxylon

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Synonyms for Acacia melanoxylon

tall Australian acacia yielding highly valued black timber

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Australian blackwood is also one of the largest of the "wattles" and is found in New South Wales, Queensland, southeastern Australia, Victoria and Tasmania.
Doug Newhouse, owner of Newhouse Wood & Veneer in West Hartford, CT, said Australian blackwood is gaining popularity in part because koa, one of the most-prized acacias, is limited in production.
People have turned to Australian blackwood as a similar wood, although it lacks koa's color range and brilliance," he said.
Known to some as Tasmanian blackwood or black wattle, Australian blackwood grows fast and tall.
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