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Acacia ramulosa var. linophylla (W.Fitzg.) Pedley, Fl. Australia 11B: 488 (2001)

Acacia linophylla W.Fitzg., J. Western Australia Nat. Hist. Soc. 1: 16 (1904) T: Nannine, Cue, Mt Magnet, W.A., Nov. 1903, W.V.Fitzgerald s.n. ; holo: NSW; iso: PERTH.

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. Fig. 64C–D.

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. 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 . Map 415.

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).



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