London J. Bot. 1: 373 (1842) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Shrub or small tree 3–10 m high; brachlets ascending to erect. Phyllodes linear to narrowly elliptic, (5–)8–15(–18) cm long, (1.5–)2–8(–10) mm wide, flat, straight to slightly curved, apex curved-acuminate, margins fringed with minute hairs; midrib prominent with numerous parallel secondary veins, rarely anastomosing; gland small. Spikes usually 1–2 per axil, more or less sessile, (7–)10–30 mm long, golden; rachis pubescent. Flowers mostly 4-merous, densely packed; sepals united in lower half, united portion, midribs and margins with white or yellowish hair. Pods linear, 3–8 cm long, 2.5–7 mm wide, usually moniliform, straight to slightly curved; valves chartaceous; seeds oblong to elliptic or obovate, 2–4.5 mm long, funicle folded 2 or 3 times, cream-coloured. Flowers Aug.–Nov.
*CVU, *MuF, *Wim. Native to Western Australia, plants occasionally escaping cultivation in Victoria.
Plants in Victoria appear to resemble the typical variant outlined by Maslin (2001).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|