Acacia oraria, Fam. Mimosaceae
Shrub or small tree from 3-10m high.
|Form or habit:||Shrub or small tree|
Phyllodes greyish, up to 10cm x 4.5cm, three dominant veins, glabrous, rounded, basal gland present.
White, Yellow, Cream
|Flower description:||Creamy-white to pale yellow, fragrant ball flowers in clusters from February to September.|
Brown, Purple, Green, White
|Fruit description:||Curvey, veined pods, changing from purple-green to whitish-brown, to 10cm long, holding numerous black seeds and with a red or orange aril from September to October.|
|Habitat:||Beach scrub, gallery (riverine or riparian) forest, littoral rainforest|
|Distribution||Cape York and Carmilla, south of Mackay.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Information sources:||Beasley J. (2009) Plants of Cape York: The Compact Guide|