in Ewart, Fl. Victoria. 1931: 607 (1931)
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Erect or spreading shrub to 3 (rarely to 6) m high. Phyllodes oblanceolate, obovate or elliptic, 4–14 cm long, 15–60 mm wide, commonly asymmetric, obtuse, thick-textured; margins uneven and mostly resinous; main veins mostly 3, secondary veins prominent, strongly reticulate; gland small or obscure, 3–9 mm above axil. Spikes 1–2 per axil, to 6 cm long, yellow; rachis glabrous; peduncle c. 5 mm long. Flowers 4-merous, scattered; sepals united, glabrous. Pods subcylindric, 2.5–11.5 cm long, 8–12 mm wide, gently curved; seeds elliptic, 5–7.5 mm long, funicle usually folded 3 times, aril turbinate. Flowers Jun.–Dec.
CVU, HNF, VAlp. Locally common at a few sites on the Mt Buffalo massif, mostly between c. 500 and 1200 m altitude, in open woodlands and heathlands, often amongst granite boulders, rarely in taller forest.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|