Turpentine Bush

Category: Flora

Scientific Name:

Acacia lysiphloia

Arrernte Name:

Not confirmed

Conservation Status:

Least Concern (LC)

An attractive dense spreading shrub growing 2-4m wide and high with distinctive red curling (minni ritchi) bark. It occurs in the northern arid parts of the NT, WA, and Qld on a variety of
soils. Medicinal: This plant has strong medicinal properties for Warlpiri and Alyawarre people.