Acacias of Australia

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Acacia lanigera var. gracilipes Benth.




Occurs in a restricted area from near Mountain Ck (S of Mt Deddick) and the Genoa R. area in eastern Vic. to the neighbouring Wallagaraugh R. area in N.S.W.


Branchlets densely tomentulose with patent to subappressed hairs. Phyllodes commonly oblong-elliptic and straight, (1.5–) 3–6 cm long, (3–) 4–9 mm wide, with few anastomoses; gland 0–1 mm above pulvinus, not prominent, commonly obscured by indumentum that extends from pulvinus. Peduncles 5–12 mm long, glabrous; flower-heads c. 5 mm diam.


Usually grows among granite boulders in open forest or shrubland.


N.S.W.: junction of Imlay Ck and Wallagaraugh R., D.E.Albrecht 3938 (MEL). Vic.: East Gippsland: Genoa R., c. 1 km downstream from the Tasker track crossing, Wangarabell area, D.E.Albrecht 4878 (MEL, NSW); Deddick Track, 1.2 km NW of Mt Joan, 13.8 km S Mt Deddick, S.J.Forbes 162 (MEL, NSW, PERTH).

FOA Reference

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


R.S.Cowan, B.R.Maslin