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Name Status. Accepted Name
Infra-generic Classification. Subgenus Acacia (syn. Phyllodineae) section Botrycephalae
Type Designation. Lectotype (designated by J.P.M.Brenan & R.Melville, Kew Bull. 14: 38, 1960): Vicinity of Thika [in Kenya], British East Africa, 6-7 Sept. 1909, E.A.Mearns 1092 (BR); isolectotype: BM n.v., fide J.H.Ross, Bothalia 11: 465 (1975). Source. Fl. Australia 11A: 238 (2001).
Notes. Originally published as 'mearnsi'.

DISTRIBUTION

AFRICA [I]: Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia. AUSTRALIA: Australian Capital Territory [N], New South Wales [N], South Australia [N], Tasmania [N], Victoria [N], Western Australia [Nl]. CARIBBEAN [I]: Jamaica. EAST ASIA: China [C] (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang), Ryuku Islands [I], Taiwan [C]. EUROPE [I]: Corsica, Italy, Portugal, Spain. INDIAN OCEAN [I]: Madagascar, Reunion Island, Seychelles. INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Nl] (Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka [I]. NORTH AMERICA [I] (California). PACIFIC OCEAN: Hawaiian Islands [Nl], New Zealand [I]. SOUTH AMERICA [I]: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador. SOUTHEAST ASIA [C]: Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Vietnam
Abbreviations: [I - Introduced, C - Cultivated, Nl - Naturalised, N - Native].

FURTHER INFORMATION.

  • 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).
  • Duke (1983) - Handbook of Energy Crops (unpublished) - Descripton, uses and much more.
  • 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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Source: Lock (1989: 71)

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Source: Lock (1989: 71)

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Source: Lock (1989: 71)

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Source: Ross (1975E: 465)

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Source: Ross (1975E: 465)

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Source: Lock (1989: 71)

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Source: Lock (1989: 71)

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Source: Lock (1989: 71)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 238 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 238 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 238 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 238 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 238 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 238 (2001)

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Source: Rico Arce (2007: 124)

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Source: Wu & Nielsen (2010: 57)

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Source: Ye & Peng (2006: 223); Wu & Nielsen (2010: 57)

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Source: Wu & Nielsen (2010: 57)

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Source: Wu & Nielsen (2010: 57)

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Source: Wu & Nielsen (2010: 57)

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Source: Wu & Nielsen (2010: 57)

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Source: Rico Arce (2007: 124)

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Source: Wu & Nielsen (2010: 57)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 84)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 84)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 84)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 84)

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Source: Du Puy & Villiers (2002: 8)

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Source: Polhill (1990)

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Source: Robertson (1989)

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Notes: In India this species is cultivated for timber and tannin; it is naturalized in hills of of southen India

Source: Chakrabarty & Gangopadhyay (1996: 617)

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Source: Kostermans (1980: 493)

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Source: Isely (1998)

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Source: Wagner et al. (1990: 642)

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Source: Webb et al. (1988)

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Notes: Based on herb. Kew specimen record

Source: ILIDIS (2005)

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Notes: Based on TROPICOS 2003 record

Source: ILIDIS (2005)

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Source: Burkart (1979)

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Source: Rico Arce (2007: 124)

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Source: Lock & Ford (2004: 71)

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Source: Pelser (2013)

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Source: WorldWideWattle

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