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*Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn.
*Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn. var. farnesiana
Mimosa Bush
This  species is considered to have been introduced to Australia before white settlement. It is presented here as a mistletoe host. It is a particularly unattractive and unappealing weedy and prickly shrub.



  *Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana *Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
Location:Hughenden, North Queensland Location:Hughenden, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: N/A GPS coordinates: N/A
Date of photo:14 June 2007 Date of photo:14 June 2007
  Field No.:U1230 Field No.:U1230
     
  *Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana *Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana
 
  Description:Plant as host for Lysiana subfalcata (FN:5699) Description:Shrub with mistletoe Lysiana subfalcata (FN:5699)
  Location:17K E of Cloncurry, North Queensland Location:17K E of Cloncurry, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:20˚44.1030S, 14042.5530E GPS coordinates:20˚44.1030S, 14042.5530E
  Date of photo:3 September 2016 Date of photo:3 September 2016
Field No.:5700 Field No.:5700

 

References (accessed 1 September 2018):

http://www.anbg.gov.au/jmiller/factsheets/AllSpecies/farnesiana_var._farnesiana.htm

http://www.northwestweeds.com.au/sample-page/mimosa-bush/

http://www.anbg.gov.au/acacia/species/A-farnesiana.html

Kodela, P.G. & Wilson, Peter G. (2006), New combinations in the genus Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from Australia. Telopea 11(2): 233-244

http://worldwidewattle.com/imagegallery/image.php?p=0&l=f&id=-172&o=1

 

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*Vachellia farnesiana