Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia crombiei

Scientific NameAcacia crombiei
CategoriesNitrogen FixerTreeWattle
Common Name(s)Pink Gidgee, Purple Gidgee
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae


Tree to c. 10 m high; habit reported to resemble A. cana and A. cambagei. (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


This page exists to aid the conservation of Australian flora.

Acacia crombiei is listed as Vulnerable under the Federal Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Taxa notably associated with Acacia crombei may include Acacia tephrina, Acacia cambagei, Atalaya hemiglauca and Lysiphyllum carronii.

Photography of this taxon will be made available as soon as is practical.

Historical Notes


"An uncommon species occurring in small isolated populations from near Muttaburra, N of Longreach to Elmore Stn N of Richmond, in central Qld." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Also recorded for the Queensland Herbarium in 1993 near Greenvale, approximately 200km north-west of Charters Towers.

Distribution Map | Acacia crombiei | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

WorldWideWattle ver. 2. Published on the internet at: www.worldwidewattle.com [Accessed on March 26, 2021]