Acacia leptoloba

Acacia leptoloba

Acacia leptoloba

(Irvinebank Wattle)

FAMILY

Fabaceae / Mimosaceae

Species

Acacia leptoloba

Common name

Irvinebank Wattle

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; tall shrub,

Campus

Townsville

Description

A tall shrub, branchlets may be whitish, phyllodes to 12 cm long and up to 4 cm wide, 2-3 longitudinal veins which form rounded points where they meet the margin, extra-floral nectaries or glands are present at these points. Flowers yellow in heads, pods flat to 8 cm long and 2 cm wide.