mulga


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mulga

(ˈmʌlɡə)
n
1. (Plants) any of various Australian acacia shrubs, esp Acacia aneura, which grows in the central desert regions and has leaflike leafstalks
2. (Botany) scrub comprising a dense growth of acacia
3. (Physical Geography) the outback; bush
[from a native Australian language]
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Dalai RC, Harms BP, Krull E, Wang WJ (2005) Total soil organic matter and its labile pools following mulga (Acacia aneura) clearing for pasture development and cropping 1.
Karan tyani achya samajala already 4 muli dilya aahet aani tyamule tyana mulga honyacha hakka aahe asa mala vatata (Because they have already given four daughters to our society so they have the right to wish for a boy).
The two, eldest in a brood of four from two marriages, want their mum to account for the profits earned by the family-owned iron ore ventures, including Roy Hill, Hope Downs and Mulga Downs.
There is a cornucopia of art forms and expressions here where only 30 years ago only mulga boughs were lined up to keep the cold desert winds off these returning desert peoples.
You could try something stereotypically Australian but with an appealing narrative such as Banjo Patterson's Mulga Bill's Bicycle or The Man from Snowy River.
Rene Redzepi excitedly tells me about the Mulga tree (a small native shrub) and the Goanna lizard he discovered while out foraging.
Fragment 11 and 14, with their dry, baked edges and pale green and white slips thinly brushed over the terracotta base, call to mind not only the surface of Uluru but the delicacy of the mulga trees and spinifex mounds at the rock's base.
The trees, 4 to 10 metres tall, and including Mallee, Mulga, Coolabah, Myall and Wilga, are flourishing, in stark contrast to the surrounding countryside which is almost devoid of vegetation.
50 January 1974 the zany cover of which was designed by Deborah and Kilmeny Niland for their new book Mulga Bill's Bicycle.
These include mulga, myall and black oak woodlands, chenopod shrublands, ephemeral wetlands and fringing dunes, and melaleuca drainages.