Acacia melanoxylon R.Br., in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 2nd edn, 5: 462 (1813)
Name Status. Accepted Name
Infra-generic Classification. Subgenus Acacia (syn. Phyllodineae) section Plurinerves
Type Designation. Lectotype (designated by B.R.Maslin & R.S.Cowan 1995: 115): Derwent R., Tas., Feb.?July 1804, R. Brown, sheet titled ‘Iter Australiense, 1802–5’ and bearing [Britten no.] 4364 (BM -- fruiting specimen); isolectotype: E. Remaining syntype: BM, DBN, E. Source. Fl. Australia 11B: 141 (2001).
AFRICA: Ethiopia [I], Kenya [I], Lesotho [I], South Africa [Nl], Swaziland [I], Tanzania [I]. AUSTRALIA: Australian Capital Territory [N], New South Wales [N], Queensland [N], South Australia [N], Tasmania [N], Victoria [N], Western Australia [Nl]. CENTRAL AMERICA [I]: Mexico. EUROPE [I]: Belgium, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain. INDIAN OCEAN [I]: Mauritius, Reunion Island. INDIAN SUBCONTINENT [I]: India (Kerala, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Manipur, Sikkim), Pakistan, Sri Lanka. MACRONESIA [I]: Azores. NORTH AMERICA [I] (California, Florida). PACIFIC OCEAN [I]: New Zealand. SOUTH AMERICA [I]: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
Abbreviations: [Nl - Naturalised, I - Introduced, N - Native].
- WATTLE - Description, illlustration and map derived mostly from that published in Flora of Australia vols. 11A & 11B (2001).
- PlantNET - Description and other info (including access to AVH map) of New South Wales occurrence of this species (provided by Plant Information Network System of the Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia).
- Plants of Hawaii - Photographs by Forest and Kim Starr
- TasTimber - Wood characters (terse) and miscellaneous other information. - Website sponsors: The Tasmanian Timber Promotion Board; The Tasmanian Forests and Forest Industry Council.
- FloraBase - Short description, distribution map from WA Herbarium specimens and often photos are provided for Western Australian taxa
- AcaciaSearch - AcaciaSearch identifies, evaluates and provides detailed information for Acacia species considered prospective as new woody crop plants in the agricultural region of southern Australia. - AcaciaSearch was published by RIRDC and is available for purchase on line.
- Biosecurity Queensland - Information on naturalized occurrence(s)
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