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Leguminosae: Acacia volubilis

B.R. Maslin, B.J. Lepschi & S.G. Webster, 7673

Species

Acacia volubilis F.Muell.

Original Distribution

Australia, Western Australia

Habitat

Often found in gravelly sand

Extinction Data

Listed Extinct by WCMC 1996

Description

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

4

Specimen Type (Y/N)

N

Kew Herbcat Barcode Number

K000518063

Collector

B.R. Maslin, B.J. Lepschi & S.G. Webster

Collector Number

7673

Date Collected

22nd June 1997

Other Information

aka Tangle Wattle

Information Sources

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.