gidgee


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gidgee

(ˈɡɪdʒiː) or

gidjee

n
(Plants) Austral any of various small acacia trees, Acacia cambagei, which at times emit an unpleasant smell
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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Noun1.gidgee - scrubby Australian acacia having extremely foul-smelling blossoms
genus Acacia - large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa
wattle - any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle
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As an exploration geologist, highlights for Malcolm are those projects for which he was responsible for the early exploration in the field which led to the discovery of the Gidgee gold mine in Western Australia, the Tshikondeni coking coal mine in South Africa and the nickel mines of Maggie Hayes and Emily Anne in Western Australia.
2005) observed no significant difference in SOC under brigalow or gidgee (Acacia cambagei) vegetation and adjacent pasture in central Queensland.
Butler DW, Fairfax RJ (2003) Buffel grass and fire in a Gidgee and Brigalow woodland: A case study from central Queensland.