Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Acacia maidenii F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1892) Botanisches Centralblatt 51: 398. Type: Near the Karuak-River, W. Bäuerlen; Mooloolah-River, Eaves; Richmond-River, Mrs. Hodgkinson.
Reduced to simple phyllode in adult; alternate; lamina narrow elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, 80-200mm by 7-25mm, curved or straight, papery to thinly leathery, longitudinally veined with 1-5 prominent main veins; apex acute; gland, single, depressed, inconspicuous, 5-12mm from base on the upper edge; pulvinus 1-3mm long.
In loose, axillary cylindrical spikes 25-60mm long; peduncle 1-3mm. Flowers bisexual or male, actinomorphic, pale yellow to white; sepals 4, densely hairy; petals 4, glabrous; stamens numerous, longer than petals; carpel 1; ovary superior.
Foliage bipinnate; petiole often vertically flattened.
Racosperma maidenii F.Muell, Austrobaileya 2(4): 352 (1987).