Acacia lanigera var. gracilipes Benth.

Fl. Austral. 2: 325 (1864) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Branchlets densely covered in more or less patent or subappressed hairs. Phyllodes narrowly elliptic, 3.5–4 cm long, 3–4(–6)mm wide, acute to mucronate, pungent to coarsely pungent; gland basal or nearly so, often obscured by dense indumentum extending from pulvinus. Peduncles 6–9 mm long, glabrous; heads globular, c. 5 mm diam. Flowers Aug.–Sep.

EGL, EGU. Also NSW. Restricted to near Mountain Creek (south of Mt Deddick) and along the Genoa River in Victoria. Usually growing among granite boulders in open forest or shrubland.

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: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-21
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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 lanigera var. gracilipes in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Acacia lanigera var. gracilipes in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native

State distribution

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New South Wales