Gen. Hist. 2: 406 (1832)
Dense shrub or tree, 5–9(–25)m high; branchlets slender, angled at extremities, glabrous. Phyllodes narrowly elliptic to narrowly oblong-elliptic, 3–6 cm long, 5–12 mm wide, 4–9 times as long as wide, thin, glabrous except pulvinus sparsely hairy, grey-green to glaucous, usually obtuse-mucronate to subacute; midrib prominent, pinnate veins fine; gland very prominent with a large orifice, normally exserted, 5–20 mm above pulvinus. Racemes with rachis 1.5–6 cm long, slender, glabrous; peduncles 5–7 mm long, slender, glabrous; heads showy, globular, 7–16-flowered, lemon-yellow. Flowers 5-merous; sepals united; ovary glabrous. Pods to 10 cm long, 9–12 mm wide, firmly chartaceous, glabrous, pruinose, stalked; seeds mostly longitudinal, oblong to elliptic, 5–6 mm long, somewhat shiny, black, aril clavate. Flowers Jul.–Sep.
*DunT, *GipP, *Gold, *GGr, *HSF, *NIS, *VVP. Native to near coastal areas between Gosford and Singleton in New South Wales. Naturalised in outer suburban Melbourne, in Reef Hill Regional Park near Benalla, at Zumstein in the Grampians and possibly at Dimboola.
Similar to A. kettlewelliae which is distinguished by its generally longer or narrower phyllodes (usually 8-13 times as long as wide), glands submerged within the lamina and shorter peduncles.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|