Austrobaileya 1: 201 (1978) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Shrubs or trees, 2–15 m high; branchlets angular, glabrous. Phyllodes ascending, narrowly elliptic or oblong-elliptic, 5–10.5 cm long, 5–25 mm wide, straight to slightly curved, coriaceous, covered with minute hairs (some older leaves almost glabrous), acute, sometimes mucronate; veins numerous, closely parallel, obscure or 1–3 slightly raised. Racemes often 2 per axil, 1–5-headed, rachis 2–7 mm long, glabrous; peduncles 4–9 mm long, sparsely hairy or glabrous; heads globular, 4–5 mm diam., 25–50-flowered, golden; bracteoles spathulate. Flowers 5-merous; sepals half united. Pods oblong, to 9 cm long, 9–15 mm wide, flat, slightly raised over and irregularly constricted between seeds, thin-chartaceous, straight, coarsely reticulate, glabrous; seeds transverse, broadly elliptic, 3.5–5.5 mm long, glossy brown-black, aril small, apical. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Also Qld, NSW. Scattered through north-western Victoria, mostly along Murray River and its flood-plain, often in woodland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|