London J. Bot. 1: 383 (1842) APNI
Tree, 8–15 m tall; branchlets, rachises and pinnae usually covered in very short, appressed hairs; bark deeply fissured, dark brown to black; branchlets more or less terete, or sometimes slightly flattened. Leaves bipinnate, medium green above, paler below; rachis 15–22 cm long, small glands sometimes present at junction of upper pairs of pinnae; pinnae in 3–5 pairs; pinnules in 10–20 pairs, well-separated, lanceolate, mostly 30–60 mm long and 6–12 mm wide, shorter towards ends of pinnae, midrib prominent, apex acute. Inflorescence a raceme or panicle; heads globular, 30–50-flowered, creamy-yellow, peduncles 5–15 mm long. Pod more or less flat, almost straight, 10–15 cm long, 8–14 mm wide, irregularly constricted, dark grey to brownish, margins sometimes thickened. Flowers Dec.–Apr.
*EGL, *GipP, *HSF, *OtP, *VVP. Also naturalised Qld; native to NSW. Commonly grown shade tree which has become naturalised in woodlands and moist forests of south-central Victoria.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|