Acacia binervia (J.C.Wendl.) J.F.Macbr.

Coast Myall

Contrib. Gray Herb,, new ser., 59: 7 (1919) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

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.

Source: Entwisle, T.J.; Maslin, B.R.; Cowan, R.S.; Court, A.B. (1996). Mimosaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-08-27
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Fabales
family Fabaceae
genus Acacia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Acacia binervia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Acacia binervia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present cultivated
East Gippsland Uplands present native

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