Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Acacia spirorbis subsp. solandri (Benth.) Pedley
Pedley, L. (1990) Austrobaileya 3(2): 216.
Dead bark layered. Inner and outer blazes very fibrous.
Leaves phyllodineous. Leaf blades about 9-17 x 0.6-16 cm. Veins longitudinal, parallel, not anastomosing, generally 2-3 more prominent than the rest. A small gland normally visible on the upper side of the leaf blade-petiole junction.
Pod +/- flat, sometimes raised over the seeds, coiled, up to 10 x 0.3-0.5 cm. Seeds (colour unknown) longitudinally or slightly obliquely oriented in the pod, about 3.5-5 x 2.5-3.5 mm. Funicle (colour unknown) folded many times beneath the seed to form an aril-like structure nearly as long as the seed.
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Endemic to Queensland, occurs in the southern extremity of NEQ (near Townsville) and CEQ. Altitudinal range from sea level to 600 m. Grows in monsoon forest, dry rain forest and beach forest. A. spirorbis ssp. spirorbis occurs in Vanuatu and New Caledonia.