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Name Status. Accepted Name
Infra-generic Classification. Section Acacia (syn. Section Phyllodineae)

SYNONYMY

Acacia pycnantha Benth. var. pycnantha (1864) [Autonym]
Racosperma pycnathum (Benth.) Pedley (2003) [Homotypic synonym]
Acacia leiophylla Benth. (1842) [pro parte]
Acacia petiolaris Lehm. (1851) [Heterotypic synonym]
Acacia pycnantha var. petiolaris H.Vilm. (1893) [Homotypic synonym]
Acacia falcinella Meisn. (1855) [nom. illeg. (homonym)]
Acacia pycnantha var. diglandulosa Reader (1907) [Nom. invalid.]
Acacia westonii Maiden (1921) [Heterotypic synonym]

DISTRIBUTION

Notes. This species is erroneously recorded for Mariana Islands (Guam) in Flora of Micronesia; the plant listed here under A. pycnantha is A. simplex. (B.R. Maslin).

AFRICA [I]: South Africa, Tanzania. AUSTRALIA: Australian Capital Territory [N], New South Wales [N], South Australia [N], Tasmania [Nl], Victoria [N], Western Australia [Nl]. EUROPE [I]: Italy, Portugal, Sardegna. INDIAN SUBCONTINENT [I]: India (Tamil Nadu). NORTH AMERICA [I] (California). PACIFIC OCEAN [I]: New Zealand. SOUTHEAST ASIA [C]: Indonesia (Java)
Abbreviations: [I - Introduced, C - Cultivated, N - Native, Nl - Naturalised].

TYPE INFORMATION

Type Designation. ?Holotype: interior of New Holland [between the Loddon R. and Pyramid Hill, Vic.], 5 July 1836, T.L. Mitchell 222 (CGE). Source. Fl. Australia 11A: 297 (2001).

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Flora of Australia Online - Access to authoritative botanical profile (often updated from Flora of Australia 2001 treatment) which includes descriptive and associated information, information on names, characteristics, distribution, etc.
  • WATTLE - Description, illlustration and map derived mostly from that published in Flora of Australia vols. 11A & 11B (2001).
  • 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)
  • NSW FloraOnline - Botanical profile, photographs and and other information of species in New South Wales (provided by Plant Information Network System of the Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia).
  • VicFlora - Botanical profiles and photographs of species in Victoria, Australia. Provided by the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.
  • FloraBase - Short description, distribution map from WA Herbarium specimens and often photos are provided for Western Australian taxa
  • SA Plants - Botanical profiles, photos and other useful information for South Australian species (on Plants of South Australia website provided by Seed Conservation Centre, Adelaide Botanic Garden and State Herbarium)

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Source: Ross (1975E: 467)

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Source: Lock (1989: 75)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 298 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 298 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 298 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 298 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 298 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 298 (2001)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85)

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Source: Chakrabarty & Gangopadhyay (1996: 632)

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Source: Isely (1998)

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Source: Sheppard (1987)

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Source: Nielsen (1992: 210)

Notes: Sometimes planted in mountain districts of west Java; not naturalised

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