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Species Lists

Because of on-going taxonomic research the species composition of genera may change. These changes most commonly occur because new species are described or existing ones are reduced to synonymy or transferred to other genera. It is usually very difficult for non-specialist users to keep track of these changes. Such nomenclatural problems are especially relevant to Acacia because of the impending subdivision of the genus.

Currently accepted names of acacias at a global scale are therefore provided here.

List species by geographic region

Click on a region from the list in the panel opposite.


Visit WorldWideWattle Species Gallery to interrogate taxa using other criteria.

General information on Acacia species numbers worldwide is provided elsewhere on WorldWideWattle.

Other details concerning acacias may be obtained by interrogating a range of databases available on the web. Search also the ILDIS database.

Page last updated: Tuesday 22 October 2019