golden wattle


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golden wattle

1. an Australian yellow-flowered leguminous plant, Acacia pycnantha, that yields a useful gum and bark
2. any of several similar and related plants, esp Acacia longifolia of Australia

golden wattle

of Australia. [Flower Symbolism: WB, 7: 264]
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The Golden Wattle was officially proclaimed as the national floral emblem by the Minister for Home Affairs, Robert Ray on 1 September 1988 at a ceremony held at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.