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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

Four new species of Acacia section Juliflorae (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from the arid zone in Western Australia

Four new species from Acacia Mill. sect. Juliflorae (Benth.) Maiden & Betche are described, namely, A. curryana Maslin, A. doreta Maslin, A. lapidosa Maslin and A. petricola Maslin. Apart from A. doreta which extends into the Northern Territory and South Australia these species are endemic in Western Australia. Three of the species have conservation value under Department of Parks and Wildlife Conservation Codes for Western Australian Flora, namely, A. curryana (Priority One), A. lapidosa (Priority One) and A. petricola (Priority Two).