104 Australian blackwood Acacia melanoxylon

Family: Fabaceae

This also known as just Blackwood or Tasmanian blackwood. The timber is highly valued for cabinet making and boat building. It has been introduced to many countries for ornamental as well as timber use. However it can spread rapidly and has for this reason has been classed as noxious in several. There are about 900 species of acacia, almost all being native to Australia. They are able to survive bush fires.