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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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While the Outback may not sound torturous, what with a cozy resto named after it in the Philippines, I kid you not, it is barren, save for saltbushes, small mulga trees and a few other flora species, and totally unforgiving.
Departing Charleville, you'll travel west through an avenue of mulga trees and on to Quilpie, famous for its magnificent opals.
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.