London J. Bot. 1: 366 (1842) APNI
Rounded shrub to spreading tree, 4–20 m high; branches normally pendulous, branchlets glabrous to minutely sericeous, often pruinose, sometimes angular. Phyllodes strap-like, 15–40 cm long, 2–5(–10)mm wide, straight to weakly curved, thinly coriaceous, glabrous or appressed-puberulous, acute to acuminate, apex often strongly arcuate; veins numerous, closely parallel, narrower than intervein spaces. Racemes 3–5-headed, rachis 2–15 mm long, subglabrous or with appressed minute hairs; peduncles 6–13 mm long; heads globular, 6–9 mm diam., 25–40-flowered, creamy-white to pale yellow. Flowers 5-merous; sepals three-quarters united. Pod moniliform, to 26 cm long, 8–12 mm wide, woody-coriaceous, smooth, glabrous except micro-puberulous between seeds; seeds longitudinal, broadly elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 7–9 mm long, dark brown, without aril, funicle enlarged, folded at seed apex and white. Eumong (Koorie name, ?central Australia). Flowering time irregular, mainly autumn.
GGr, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv, Wim. All mainland states. Grows in heavy soils along the Murray River and its floodplain downstream from c. Swan Hill with a few sporadic occurrences further south.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|