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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acacia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acacia redolens Maslin
Habit: Shrub, small tree < 5 m, unarmed; leaves, stems resinous, vanilla-scented when crushed. Stem: twig +- angled, hairy. Leaf: simple, (2)4--7 cm, 5--13 mm wide, oblanceolate, +- straight; petiole base 1--3 mm; longitudinal veins 5--10, +- prominent. Inflorescence: head 1 or raceme of 2--6 heads, +- = leaf. Flower: light yellow. Fruit: 3--6 cm, 2--4 mm wide, sickle-shaped, flat, +- leathery, dark brown, glabrous. Seed: aril cream-white, enlarged, forming cap.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed areas; occasionally cultivated along highways and for land reclamation; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SCo, PR; Distribution Outside California: native to southwestern Australia. Flowering Time: Feb--May
eFlora Treatment Author: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acacia pycnantha
Next taxon: Acacia retinodes
Citation for this treatment: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger 2016. Acacia redolens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11661, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.