Acacia longiphyllodinea Maiden, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 51: 254 (1917)
Open, wiry, glabrous shrub, 1.8–4 m high. Stems numerous, striate, pruinose. Bark of older shrubs fissured at base, dark grey. Branchlets slightly flattened towards apices, brown, pruinose. Phyllodes rigidly erect, linear, terete, 15–45 cm long, 1–1.5 mm diam., with coarsely pungent apex and unwrinkled, decurrent, not articulated base, coriaceous, coarsely multistriate, with several veins thicker. Peduncles 3–20 mm long, stout, glabrous. Spikes 1 or 2 in axils, 3–4 cm long, 6–10 mm wide, very dense, golden. Flowers 5-merous. Pods linear, straight-sided or slightly constricted between seeds, straight or slightly curved, 5–15 cm long, 4–5 mm wide, light brown. Seeds longitudinal, oblong, 4 mm long, dark brown.
Occurs in south-western W.A. from the Geraldton district inland to Yalgoo and S to Bencubbin. Grows on the sand-plains in low eucalypt woodland. Flowers Aug.–Sept.
Type of accepted name
Jibberding, W.A., Sept. 1905, M.Koch 1341 ; syn: NSW; Mt Monger, Victoria district, W.A., Sept. 1905, M.Koch 1341 ; syn: n.v.
R.Erickson et al. , Fl. Pl. W. Australia 2nd edn 129 (1979); M.Simmons, Acacias Australia 2: 225 (1988).
W.A.: Geraldton, E.Ashby 2507 (NSW); 17.3 miles [c. 27.9 km] NW of Coorow on Geraldton Hwy, M.D.Tindale 2672 (K, NSW, PERTH); 12.7 miles [c. 20.4 km] SE of Wilroy Siding, M.D.Tindale 2764 (NSW).