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Fabaceae - Acacia

Acacia species or wattles belong to the Minosoideae subfamily of the legume family Fabaceae. Some of the Newnes Plateau species are very restricted (Acacia asparagoides) while others are very widespread on the Plateau (Acacia dorothea) and beyond (Acacia obtusifolia). There are 22 species recorded on the Newnes Plateau.