SpeciesAcacia volubilis F.Muell.
Australia, Western Australia
HabitatOften found in gravelly sand
Listed Extinct by WCMC 1996
Dense, compact, domes, circular plant 0.3-0.4 x 1m, branches entangled. Branches light green, sulcate, serpentinous to cirrous at tips, phyllodes light green, difficult to ditinguish from branchlets. Heads bright golden, 8mm diam., at full athesis but flowers just beginning to 'go off'
Number of Specimens at Kew
Specimen Type (Y/N)
Kew Herbcat Barcode Number
B.R. Maslin, B.J. Lepschi & S.G. Webster
22nd June 1997
aka Tangle Wattle
Briggs, J.D. & Leigh, J.H. (1996) Rare or threatened Australian Plants. CSIRO publishing, Melbourne.Walter, K.S. and Gillett, H.J. (eds) (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN – The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.