Contrib. Gray Herb,, new ser., 59: 7 (1919) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Tree, to 16 m high; bark furrowed and fibrous. Phyllodes elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 4–8 cm long, 11–18 mm wide, straight or falcate, flat, acute or with hooked, knob-like mucro, glaucous; 3 veins prominent with numerous longitudinal secondary veins, none reticulate, covered with fine, white-grey appressed hairs; gland small, basal. Spikes 1-several per axil, 2–6 cm long, pale to mid yellow, often on short axillary shoot; rachis densely pubescent, often growing out into a phyllodinous shoot; peduncle to 5 mm long; flowers 5-merous, dense; sepals united, often woolly. Pods narrow-linear, 5–8 cm long, 3–5 mm wide. Flower-buds in May (Victoria).
EGU. Also NSW. Known in Victoria by a single collection in the upper Snowy River area. Flowers spring (New South Wales).
The above description is based largely on New South Wales plants.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|