Fragm. 4: 8 (1863)
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Erect shrub, to 4 m tall. Phyllodes narrowly elliptic to oblong, 5–11 cm long, 6–12 mm wide, straight to slightly curved, flat, coriaceous, obtuse to acute with sometimes hooked, knob-like mucro, margins often translucent; midrib prominent with numerous, often translucent, longitudinal secondary veins, none reticulate; gland small or obscure, basal. Spikes 1–2 per axil, 12–18(–27) mm long, bright to deep yellow; rachis glabrous; peduncle 4–10 mm long. Flowers 5-merous, more or less dense; sepals united, with coarse hairs. Pods linear, 4–6 cm long, 3–4 mm wide; seeds with funicle folded, aril fleshy. Flowers Aug.–Sep.
EGU. Also NSW. In Victoria, confined to steep rocky slopes in the gorge tract of the Snowy River east of W Tree.
Characterized by the thick, usually straight phyllodes with (at least in young phyllodes) translucent margins and veins, no reticulate venation and a prominent midrib.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|