Observation just at the border of Lerderderg State Park. Comment by Peter Marriott: the head pattern, the dotted line is sort of interrupted, the black mark suggests P. diemeni. Head close-up in second image. Pantydia genus is profiled in Moths of Victoria Part 8.
The most widespread and variable variety of A. leprosa.
Spindly shrub 2 - 5 m tall.
Phyllodes 5 - 11 cm long, 7 - 25 mm wide, shiny/sticky with 2 main veins, the more central vein usually being the most obvious.
Branchlets glabrous with yellow-green longitudinal bands with dark resin between when young (2nd and 3rd photos). Some peduncles with obvious short pale appressed hairs.
Flower heads globular, 2 per leaf axil, pale yellow to lemon-yellow.
Flowers Aug - Nov.
Stunted "Scentbark" growing in Pyrete Range.
Bark rough to small branches, thick, furrowed longitudinally, dark grey; branchlets salmon-coloured.
Adult leaves lanceolate, to 15 cm long, 2.5 cm wide, reticulation dense, with numerous oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; 7-flowered.
Fruit pedicellate, hemispherical to spherical, valves 3 or 4, slightly exserted.