Fragm. 1: 6 (1858)
Glabrous shrub to 2.5 m high; branchlets somewhat angled at extremities. Phyllodes usually oblanceolate, sometimes oblong-oblanceolate, elliptic or elliptic-oblanceolate, usually 2–5.5 cm long, 4–10 mm wide, straight to slightly curved, smooth, slightly thickened, obtuse but frequently obliquely so, often retuse; midrib not prominent, lateral veins absent or obscure; stipules insignificant; glands 2, apical gland adjacent to mucro, lower one near or below phyllode middle, 0.5 mm long and normally shallowly concave. Peduncles 2–5 per node, 4–10 mm long, drying yellow or blackish, each terminating a rachis c. 0.5 mm long; heads globular, 14–22-flowered, bright mid golden. Flowers 5-merous; sepals free. Pods linear, prominently raised over seeds, to 8 cm long, 2–5 mm wide, slightly to prominently curved, firmly chartaceous; seeds longitudinal, elliptic to widely elliptic-oblong, 3–4 mm long, subglossy, dark brown, aril more or less clavate and a quarter to a third the length of the seed. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
LoM, MuM, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also SA, NSW. Scattered through north-west of the State, usually in mallee communities in sand.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|