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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Acacieae
Genus: Acacia
Species: Acacia hadrophylla
Name

Acacia hadrophylla R.S.Cowan & Maslin, 1995
Synonyms

Racosperma hadrophyllum (R.S.Cowan & Maslin) Pedley

Distribution
Native distribution areas:
Acacia hadrophylla

Continental: Australasia
Regional: Australia
Western Australia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Cowan, R.S. & Maslin, B.R., 1995. Nuytsia; Bulletin of the Western Australian Herbarium 10(2): 214.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acacia hadrophylla in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Aug 03. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Acacia hadrophylla. Published online. Accessed: Aug 03 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Acacia hadrophylla. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 03 Aug 2019.
Hassler, M. Aug. Acacia hadrophylla. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. Aug. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: Aug 03 {{{3}}}. Reference page.

Vernacular names

Acacia hadrophylla is a shrub of the genus Acacia and the subgenus Plurinerves that is endemic to south western Australia.

Description

The dense spreading shrub typically grows to a height of 0.3 to 0.5 metres (1 to 2 ft)[1] with a dense domed to obconic habit. The has hairy branchlets and, like most species of Acacia has phyllodes rather than true leaves. The thick, rigid and evergreen phyllodes have an oblong-elliptic shape and are slightly incurved. They are generally 0.7 to 2.5 cm (0.28 to 0.98 in) in length and 2.5 to 5.5 mm (0.098 to 0.217 in) and have four to seven prominent distant yellowish coloured nerves.[2] It blooms from June to September and produces yellow flowers.[1] The simple inflorescences occur in pairs in the axils and have spherical flower-heads that have a diameter of 3 to 3.5 mm (0.12 to 0.14 in) and contain 14 to 25 golden coloured flowers. Following flowering linear shaped seed pods form that have a length of 1.2 to 2.2 cm (0.47 to 0.87 in) in length and 2 mm (0.079 in) wide and contain brown-black oblong-elliptic shaped seeds that are 2.5 to 3 mm (0.098 to 0.118 in) in length.[2]
Distribution

It is native to an area in the southern Wheatbelt and Goldfields-Esperance regions of Western Australia where it is commonly situated on undulating plains growing in sandy, loamy and clay loam soils.[1] It has a scattered distribution from around Mount Holland and Lake King in the west to around Kumarl and Scaddan in the east where it is often a part of open scrub and shrubland mallee communities.[2]
See also

List of Acacia species

References

"Acacia hadrophylla". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
"Acacia hadrophylla R.S.Cowan & Maslin". Wattle - Acacias of Australia. Lucid Central. Retrieved 26 November 2020.

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