Garden Art Museum
Find a Flower
Wattle, Gum Arabic, Cassie flower, Catechu, Egyptian thorn
Acacias are called wattles in Australia and Acacias in Africa and the Americas.
You shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
The Egyptians used acacia as a fixative for ink and to coat the bandages of mummies. Acacia was also used for its soothing properties on inflamed mucous membrances and to treat coughs and catarrh.