Common Name(s): Yarran
Scientific Name: Acacia homalophylla
Average Dried Weight: 79.6 lbs/ft3 (1,275 kg/m3)
Janka Hardness: 4,470 lbf (19,870 N)*
*Estimated hardness based on specific gravity
Comments: The species name is sometimes spelled without the “h”—i.e., omalophylla. Yarran is a small tree yielding very dense, dark brown timber. The wood was used by aboriginals to make spears, clubs, boomerangs, and other primitive weapons.
Note: This is a truncated profile page. If you have any helpful info or experience with this wood species, feel free to leave a comment below and I’ll do my best to integrate any relevant data when I expand the page. ~Eric
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