melanoxylon (Blackwood)is one of several species of Acacia with
broad, multiveined phyllodes. It is one of the most common and
widespread of the acacias. The flowers are in heads, which are
clustered in racemes. The phyllodes have 3-5 main veins. It ranges
from a large shrub to a large tree and occurs in a wide range of
forest types, including rainforest, wet sclerophyll, swamp forest
and coastal forest.