Acacias of Australia

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Acacia ramulosa var. linophylla (W.Fitzg.) Pedley




Extending from the extreme west of W.A., where it is apparently common, especially in the lower part of the Gascoyne R. basin to S.A., where it occurs sporadically over a wide area.


Phyllodes terete, 7.5–13.5 (–16) cm long, 0.7–1.4 mm diam. Spikes 10–30 mm long. Corolla 1.5–1.7 mm long, with long hyaline hairs usually confined to midlines of lobes. Seeds to 7 mm long and 5 mm wide.


It occurs on sandy soils, often on dunes and on sand-plains, though habitat data are lacking for many of its western occurrences. Associated taxa are reported to be A. ramulosa var. ramulosa and A. aneura.


W.A.: Yalardy Stn, 95 km E of N.W.C.H. [North West Coastal Hwy], B.R.Maslin 5465 (PERTH); 3 miles [5 km] SW of Millrose, N.H.Speck 1377 (BRI, CANB). S.A.: Great Victoria Desert, Serpentine Lakes, 170 km W of Vokes Hill Corner, H.Hewitson (AD, BRI); Barton, C.E.Hubbard 8337 (BRI, K).

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