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Acacia leucolobia
Scientific classification
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Occurrence data from AVH

Racosperma leucolobium (Sweet) Pedley

Acacia leucolobia is a shrub of the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae that is endemic to eastern Australia.


The shrub typically grows to a height of 3 metres (10 ft) and has a spreading habit. patent to reflexed phyllodes that have a narrowly oblong-elliptic to lanceolate shape.


It is native to an area of New South Wales from around Coolah in the north down to around Katoomba in the south and from around Bowral to Wingello as a part of open Eucalyptus woodland communities.

Taxonomy and naming

It was first described in 1830 by Robert Sweet. The specific epithet, leucolobia, is an adjective describing the plant as "white-podded".

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