Acacia boliviana Rusby, Bull. New York Bot. Gard . 4 (14): 348 (1907)
Unarmed shrub or tree to 4 m high. Young branchlets glabrous or hirsute. Stipules caducous, subulate, to 7 mm long. Leaves: petiole 2- 4.5 cm long, eglandular; rachis 11- 20 cm long; pinnae 9- 25 pairs; pinnules mostly 30- 60 pairs per pinna, linear, 4- 6.5 mm long, glabrous except for ciliate margins. Inflorescences subglobose, on axillary peduncles, racemosely arranged or aggregated into irregular terminal panicles. Flowers pedicellate, whitish. Calyx much shorter than the corolla, scarcely lobed, glabrous or pubescent basally. Pods 4- 8.5 cm long, 0.8- 1.4 cm wide, reddish brown. Seeds obovoid, to 4 mm long and 3.5 mm wide, pale green and brown mottled; areole distinct.
Introduced into Qld from Bolivia fairly recently. Now naturalised along Witton Ck, Indooroopilly, Brisbane.
Type of accepted name
Coripata, Bolivia, Feb. 1894, M.Bang 2070 ; holo: NY n.v .; iso: CORD n.v .
A.M.Cialdella, Darwiniana 25: 69 (1984).
Qld: Indooroopilly, Brisbane, L.Pedley 4955 (BRI, MEL, NSW); Millaroo Research Stn, D.H.C.Seton s.n . (BRI); Walkamin Research Stn, I.B.Staples 2185 (BRI).