Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Acacia solenota Pedley
Pedley, L. (1999) Austrobaileya 5(2): 319. Type: Queensland, on the track to McIvor River mouth, 14 Aug. 1984, J. R. Clarkson 5475; holo: BRI; iso: MBA, CANB, DNA, K, MEL, MO, NSW, PERTH, QRS.
Flowers and fruits as a shrub 1-5 m tall.
Leaves phyllodineous. Leaf blades about 7.5-11 x 1.5-2.5 cm, petioles about 0.7-1 cm long. Venation longitudinal with about 3-5 veins more prominent than the rest.
Inflorescence about 1-3 mm diam. Flowers creamy white, sessile. Calyx 5-lobed, about 1 mm long, hairy on the outer surface. Petals elliptic to obovate, about 1.8 x 0.6 mm, glabrous. Stamens numerous, about 25-30 per flower. Anthers globose, less than 0.5 mm diam., filaments about 1.2 mm long, glandular. Style about 2 mm long, glabrous. Stigma terminal.
Features not available.
Endemic to NEQ, known only from collections made in coastal dune vegetation between Cooktown and Cape Flattery. Altitudinal range very small, collected in areas slightly above sea level. Grows in closed forest communities or heathy vegetation on old sand dunes.