Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 51: 398 (1892)
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Spreading to erect tree, 5–12 m high. Phyllodes narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, 7–18 cm long, 10–22 mm wide, sometimes falcate, flat, thin, apex acute and slightly hooked; primary veins 1–5 with numerous reticulate secondary veins, margins of young phyllodes often with appressed hairs; gland 5–12 mm above base. Spikes 1 (rarely 2) per axil, more or less sessile, 3–6 cm long, pale yellow; rachis densely pubescent. Flowers 4(rarely 5)-merous, loosely packed, pale yellow; sepals united, pubescent. Pod cylindric, coiled and twisted, 5–15 cm long, 3–4 mm wide, woody, pubescent; seeds c. 5 mm long, funicle folded, aril enlarged. Flowers May–Jul.
EGL. Also Qld, NSW. Restricted in Victoria to roadsides and near-coastal sandy rises near Orbost.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|