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Acacia dimidiata
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
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Occurrence data from AVH
  • Acacia dimidiata var. dimidiata Benth.
  • Acacia dolabriformis'' A.Cunn. ex Hook. nom. illeg.
  • Racosperma dimidiatum'' (Benth.) Pedley

Acacia dimidiata is a small tree belonging to the genus Acacia in the subgenus Juliflorae. It is native to northern Australia, being found in both in the Northern Territory, and Queensland. It is considered a species of least concern in the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Aboriginal language names

MalakMalak, Matngala: Pari. Wagiman: garninyjan. Warray: wirril


The tree typically grows to a height of 2–4 metres (7–13 ft). Its branchlets are silvery, ribbed and densely hairy. It blooms from March to July, fruiting from August to October. Its stipules are persistent, brown and hairy. The phyllodes are asymmetrical, broadest below the middle and 70–155 millimetres (3–6 in) long and 35–95 millimetres (1–4 in) wide. There are four to five primary veins springing from the phyllode base. It has prominent glands at the pulvinus. Inflorescences are deep yellow spikes in the phyllode axils. It grows in open forest.

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