Racosperma orarium (F.Muell.) Pedley
Acacia oraria is a tree with a spreading crown; it can grow from 3 - 10 metres tall[
]. The bole is seldom more than 30cm in diameter and has a fissured, fibrous bark[
The tree has sometimes been grown in soil stabilization projects and for weed control. The wood is used for fuel and house posts.
Southeast Asia - Indonesia in Flores and Timor to northeastern Australia
Sandy soils along beaches and along the sides of streams inland[
]. Occasionally found on the margins of monsoon forest and dry rain forest[
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The tree is suitable for growing in order to provide soil protection and a fire-break in savannah areas. It has also been planted for the control of Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeuschel[
]. It has been less successful in trials for weed control in teak plantations. Its use has also been restricted by its susceptibility to Corticium salmonicolor[
The heavy and hard wood is used locally for house posts[
The wood has been used for fuel[
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