Acacia retinodes Schltdl.


Shrubs or small trees to 7 m or so tall with branches reddish at first, often drooping at the ends. Phyllodes linear-lanceolate to oblanceolate, 5-20 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm wide, mostly widest above the middle, margins pale, glands on the upper margin near the base. Flower clusters of 6-15 heads. Flower heads globular, of 20-40 flowers, pale yellow. Fruit pods linear, 4-12 cm long, 6-8 mm wide.

SA, Vic, Tas.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Mimosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Acacia Mill.