Acacia fimbriata (a-KAY-she-a)
Common Names: Fringed Wattle, Brisbane Wattle, Brisbane Golden Wattle
Derivation of the name:
Acacia; from Greek ‘acis’, a thorn.
fimbriata: from the Latin ‘Fimbria’ meaning ‘a fringe’ and refers to the fringe of hairs near the base of the phyllodes or flattened leaf-stalks that resemble and function as leaves.