Acacia blakei subsp. blakei Pedley APNI*
Synonyms: Racosperma blakei (Pedley) Pedley APNI*
Description: Medium-sized tree to c. 13 m high, somewhat grey-green in appearance. Branchlets terete or flattened distally, glabrous or sparsely hairy
Phyllodes of immature plants narrowly elliptic to very narrowly elliptic, often curved, to 22 mm wide. Phyllodes with (3-) 4–8 (-11) veins per mm.
Calyx with glabrous or hairy tube and often with minute red-brown papillae on lobes.
Flowering: late spring.
Distribution and occurrence: north from Tia Falls (c. 30 km southeast of Walcha).
Grows in dry sclerophyll forest and woodland, on granite or sandstone.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by P.G. Kodela (August 2005; edited May 2012)
Taxon concept: P.G. Kodela & G.J. Harden, Flora of NSW Vol. 2 (2002)
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