Victorian Naturalist 73: 162 (1957) APNI
Tree, to 30 m high; bark smooth or sometimes finely fissured, blotchy grey; branchlets terete or slightly ridged, densely covered in appressed, short, grey hairs; young growth light yellow. Leaves bipinnate, greyish to mid green; rachis 4–7 cm long, pubescent with short, silver to grey hairs, with a raised gland at the junction of each pinna pair and 1 or more between successive pairs; pinnae in 6–10 pairs; pinnules in 16–27 pairs, well-spaced, lanceolate, 5–8 mm long, c. 1 mm wide, within a single pinna more or less equal in length, apex acute (but the very tip bluntish). Inflorescence a raceme or panicle; heads globular, 20–30-flowered, bright yellow, peduncles c. 4 mm long. Pod more or less straight, flattish, 5–12 cm long, 6–10 mm wide, constricted between seeds, brownish to bluish-black, sometimes glaucous, with scattered, appressed hairs. Flowers Jul.–Sep.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HNF, MonT, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. Occasional in dry forest in the western part of East Gippsland, mostly on granitic soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||cultivated|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|