Acacia concurrens (a-KAY-she-a)
Common Names: curracabah, black wattle,
Derivation of the name:
Acacia; from Greek ‘acis’, a thorn.
concurrens: from the Latin ‘com’ meaning ‘together’ and ‘currere’ meaning ‘to run’. This describes the converging primary veins on the phyllodes or flattened leaf-stalks that resemble and function as leaves.