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Acacia longiphyllodinea

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Acacia longiphyllodinea Maiden, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 51: 254 (1917)

Yalgoo

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.

Related to A. lasiocalyx and A. stanleyi and sometimes confused with A. jibberdingensis .

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.

Illustrations

R.Erickson et al. , Fl. Pl. W. Australia 2nd edn 129 (1979); M.Simmons, Acacias Australia 2: 225 (1988).

Representative collections

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).

(NSW)

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The information presented here originally appeared on the WATTLE CD-ROM which was jointly published by the Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra, and the Department of Parks and Wildlife, Perth; it was produced by CSIRO Publishing from where it is available for purchase. The WATTLE custodians are thanked for allowing us to post this information here.

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