London J. Bot. 1: 325 (1842) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Spreading intricate shrub or tree, to 4 m high. Phyllodes broadly decurrent, mostly lanceolate, 1.5–4 cm long, 5–10 mm wide, flat, curved, pungent-pointed; veins numerous, fine or sometimes rather obscure, mostly parallel, occasionally adjacent veins coalescing; gland small, less than 6 mm above axil. Spikes 1–3 per axil, bright yellow; rachis glabrous, often glaucous; peduncles 3–6 mm long. Flowers 4-merous, densely packed; sepals united, glabrous. Pods narrow-linear, mostly coiled, 2.5–8 cm long, 2–4 mm wide, somewhat contracted between the seeds; seeds c. 4 mm long, funicle short, aril fleshy. Flowers Aug.–Nov.
NIS, VRiv. Also Qld, NSW. Rare in Victoria with an isolated occurrence in Warby Ranges near Wangaratta, occurring among rocks on ridge tops. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|