Acacia disparrima, Fam. Fabaceae
Shrub or small tree 3-12m high with dark grey to brown fissured bark and sometimes resinous branchlets angled or flattened at extremities.
|Form or habit:||Shrub, Small tree|
Narrowly elliptic, subfalcate to falcate, grey-green, glabrous phyllodes, 5-12 x 0.4-3cm, with numerous longitudinal veins, non-anastomosing, three or four prominent and sometimes with up to four slightly less prominent, the lowermost main veins often joining together and with the lower margin near base, apex acute. One gland at base. Pulvinus 2-5mm long.
|Flower description:||Pale to lemon yellow cylindrical heads, 2-7cm long, borne on peduncles 2-8mm long, singly or in pairs in the axils of phyllodes. January to May.|
|Fruit description:||Straight to moderately curved, often twisted and flat, brown, woody pods, 2.5-10 x 0.1-0.2cm, obliquely veined, glabrous and resinous. Thickened margins.|
|Habitat:||Coastal dune, open forest, rainforest, woodland.|
|Distribution||Queensland, New South Wales.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Information sources:||PlantNET (2022) Acacia disparrima M.W.McDonald & Maslin. FloraOnline.|