Acacia doratoxylon A.Cunn.

Coast Myall

in Field, Geogr. Mem. New South Wales 345 (1825) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Small tree, 3–8 m tall; bark fibrous. Phyllodes linear, 9–16 cm long, 3–8 mm wide, falcate, flat, thick, apex oblique or curved; midrib moderately prominent with numerous longitudinal secondary veins, none reticulate, occasionally glaucous; gland somewhat elongate, obscure, basal. Spikes 1–2 per axil, usually 2–3 cm long, bright yellow, on short axillary shoot; rachis glabrous, sometimes glaucous; peduncle 2–3 mm long. Flowers 5-merous, dense; sepals united, often woolly. Pods linear, 5–10 cm long, 3–4 mm wide; seeds with funicle folded, aril fleshy. Flowers Oct.

EGU, NIS, VRiv. Also NSW, ACT. Localised in Barambogie Range near Beechworth and in the Suggan Buggan area, growing on well-drained rocky ridges and hillsides.

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 doratoxylon in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Acacia doratoxylon in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Riverina present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present cultivated

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