Definition of Acacia farnesiana

1. Noun. Tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery.

Exact synonyms: Cassie, Flame Tree, Huisache, Mimosa Bush, Scented Wattle, Sweet Acacia, Sweet Wattle
Group relationships: Genus Acacia
Generic synonyms: Acacia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acacia Farnesiana

Abyssinian banana
Abyssinian cat
Acacia auriculiformis
Acacia cambegei
Acacia catechu
Acacia dealbata
Acacia farnesiana
Acacia melanoxylon
Acacia pycnantha
Acacia xanthophloea
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Literary usage of Acacia farnesiana

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1. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... upper small and linear, or reduced to subulate scales: flowers golden yellow, sweet scented (somewhat as in those of acacia farnesiana). ..."

2. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera (1901)
"acacia farnesiana, Willd. (A. Indica, Desv.; Mimosa Farnesiana, L. and Blanco.) NOM. VULG.—Aroma, Sp.; Cassie Flower, Eng. USES. ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1851)
"Fruit of acacia farnesiana, from Mr. \Villiam Mansell, South Street, Greenwich. NOTICE OF acacia farnesiana. The acacia farnesiana is described by ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1907)
"—According to E. Wildeman acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd., the blossoms of which yield the the oil of " Cassie " of the French perfumers, is found in the ..."

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