Acacias of Australia

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Acacia julifera Benth. subsp. julifera




Occurs in Qld from near Forsayth S to the N.S.W. border; possibly occurring on the North Coast of N.S.W. (but records not verified).


Branchlets pubescent on young plants, normally glabrous on mature plants. Juvenile phyllodes pubescent with indumentum rarely persisting to mature plants. Mature phyllodes lanceolate, falcate, (6–) 7–17 cm long, 5–33 mm wide, l:w normally 4–12. Spikes (2–) 3–5 cm long. Pods terete, to 3 mm diam. Seeds to 4 mm long and 2 mm wide.


Grows in coastal and subcoastal areas, often on sand-stone, in well-drained sandy soils in open eucalypt scrub-woodland or grassland.


Qld: on roadside from Eidsvold to Monto, S.J.Davies 64 & J.M.Powell (A, AD, BRI, CANB, HO, K, L, MEL, MO, NSW, PERTH, UC, US, Z); Seventeen Mile Rd, Helidon Hills, P.Grimshaw 614 & P.Robins (BRI, MEL, NSW); 52 km N of Warrego Hwy on Auburn Rd, A.N.Rodd 4180 & V.Hando (K, MEL, NSW).

FOA Reference

Data derived from Flora of Australia Volumes 11A (2001), 11B (2001) and 12 (1998), products of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia


Dr M.D.Tindale and Dr P.G.Kodela with the assistance of M.Bedward, S.J.Davies, C.Herscovitch, D.A.Keith and/or D.A.Morrison