Definition of Scented wattle
1. Noun. Tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery.
Group relationships: Genus Acacia
Generic synonyms: Acacia
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Literary usage of Scented wattle
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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"... the Raspberry-scented Wattle, equally restricted to the south-west coast, yield fragrant and 'remarkably solid wood and a pure gum. ..."
2. Forest Culture and Eucalyptus Trees by Ellwood Cooper (1876)
"... -scented Wattle, equally restricted to the south-west coast, yield fragrant and remarkably solid wood and a pure gum. To this part of Australia was ..."
3. Adventures in Australia by William Henry Giles Kingston (1885)
"Our road lay through a lightly timbered country, and here and there patches of scrub consisting of a sweet-scented wattle. We saw pigeons in abundance, ..."
4. Forest Culture and Eucalyptus Trees by Ellwood Cooper, Ferdinand von Mueller (1876)
"... Acacia acuminata, the raspberry-scented Wattle, equally restricted to the south-west coast, yield fragrant and remarkably solid wood and a pure gum. ..."
5. Life is Life: And Other Tales and Episodes by Gwendoline Keats (1898)
"... the windlass rotted and grew green, and some one stole the bucket and hide rope; far, far below in the valley the sweet-scented wattle burst into tufted ..."