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Acacia brunioides

Continental: Australasia
Regional: Australia
New South Wales, Queensland

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

Cunningham, A. in G.Don, 1832. A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants 2: 404.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acacia brunioides in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jul 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Acacia brunioides. Published online. Accessed: Jul 27 2019. 2019. Acacia brunioides. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jul 27.
Hassler, M. Jul. Acacia brunioides. 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. Jul. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: Jul 27 {{{3}}}. Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Brown Wattle

Acacia brunioides (common name : brown wattle) is an Australian spreading shrub belonging to the genus Acacia.

Its natural range goes from Gibraltar Range (New South Wales) north to McPherson Range. and near Toowooba (South East Queensland); also Wallangarra to Stanthorpe (South East Queensland).

This multi-branched shrub grows to a height of about 2 m. Its branchlets lack any hair or are covered with minute soft erect hairs. The many phyllodes are spirally arranged or irregularly whorled. Their dimensions are : 2.5–12 mm long, and 0.4–0.7 mm wide

The inflorescences are simple with one globular flower head per axil, with 16 to 27 creamy white or golden flowers. The blackish pods are narrow and about 5 cm long and 7 to 15 mm wide.

It is sometimes confused with Acacia conferta.

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