mulga

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mulga

Australian vernacular for inland areas where mulga trees, several species of Acacia, especially A. aneura, grow. See also hepatic lipofuscinosis.

mulga fern
see cheilanthessieberi.
mulga nettle
see haloragisodontocarpa.
mulga snake
see pseudechisaustralis.
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I got off the bike and walked out to the middle of one, marvelling that until 80 years ago this land had been a dustbowl covering these flats, until the Government rescued it from the dead, planting salt-friendly mulga trees to bind the soil, then gum, until at last it could be turned into wheat farms so productive that they not only supply all of Australia's daily bread, but keep Asia topped up with noodles as well.
It has survived long enough to actually resemble the skeletal remains of its forebears, the stark mulga trees so characteristic of the continent's southern arid-zone.