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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We will also be giving packets of Golden Wattle seeds to a South Australian school group visiting the NCE, Mr Snow said.
The embroidery on the Captains hat, commonly referred to in pilot circles as scrambled eggs, has become a generic design over the years, so I transformed it into golden wattle, Australias national flower, which felt appropriate for the national carrier, added Mr Grant.
The four domestic base-rate (70c) stamps depict the Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha, Tasmanian Blue Gum Eucalyptus globulus, Waratah Telopea speciosissima and the Common Heath Epacris impressa.