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Name Status. Accepted Name
Infra-generic Classification. Section Acacia (syn. Section Phyllodineae)
Classification. This species contains 4 infraspecific taxa ( subsp. saligna, subsp. Southern forest (B.R. Maslin & J.E. Reid BRM 9952), subsp. Tweed River (B.R. Maslin 8596), subsp. Wheatbelt (B.R. Maslin 8602))

SYNONYMY

Mimosa saligna Labill. (1807) [Basionym]
Racosperma salignum (Labill.) Pedley (1987) [Homotypic synonym]
Acacia cyanophylla Lindl. (1839) [Synonym]
Acacia cyanophylla Lindl. var. cyanophylla (1923) [Autonym]
Acacia bracteata Maiden & Blakely (1928) [Heterotypic synonym]

DISTRIBUTION

AFRICA: Egypt [Ns], Ethiopia [I], Kenya [I], Libya [I], Mozambique [I], Namibia [I], South Africa [Ns], Tanzania [I], Zambia [I]. ARABIAN PENINSULA [I]: Saudi Arabia. AUSTRALIA: Australian Capital Territory [I], New South Wales [Ns], Queensland [Ns], South Australia [Ns], Tasmania [Ns], Victoria [Ns], Western Australia [N]. CENTRAL AMERICA [I]: Mexico. EUROPE [I]: Corsica, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicily, Spain. INDIAN OCEAN [I]: Mauritius. INDIAN SUBCONTINENT [I]: India (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu), Pakistan. NORTH AMERICA [I] (California). PACIFIC OCEAN [I]: New Zealand. SOUTH AMERICA [I]: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile. SOUTHEAST ASIA [I]: Vietnam. WEST ASIA [I]: Cyprus, Iraq, Israel, Jordan
Abbreviations: [I - Introduced, Ns - , N - Native].

TYPE INFORMATION

Type. Based on Mimosa saligna Labill.

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.
  • KALANNIE - This information originally appeared in Maslin (1998) "Wattle of the Kalannie region: their identification, characteristics and utilisation" (CDROM published by the Kalannie Land Care District and the Dept. Conservation and Land Management, Perth). - It is the typical variant of this species that occurs in the Kalannie region.
  • Biosecurity Queensland - Information on naturalized occurrence(s)
  • Duke (1983) - Handbook of Energy Crops (unpublished) - Descripton, uses and much more.
  • Fact Net - Description, ecology & utilisation
  • Uni Connecticut - Description & utilisation
  • 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: Hassan & Hamdy (2021: 16)

Notes: This species was introduced to Egypt in the 19thcentury and is now cultivated as an ornamental tree in historical and many public gardens and streets; recently 1 million seedlings were planted along the Mediterranean coast of Egypt for a range of rehabilitation, but the species has escaped from cultivation and has become invasive

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Source: Lock (1989: 76)

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Source: Lock (1989: 76)

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Source: Uncertain

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Source: Lock (1989: 65, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Ross (1979E: 467)

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Source: Ross (1979E: 467)

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Source: Lock (1989: 76)

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Source: Lock (1989: 65, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Lock & Simpson (1991: 13)

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Source: Lepschi et al. (2019)

Notes: Doubtfully naturalized

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 417 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 417 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 417 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 417 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 417 (2001)

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Source: Fl. Australia 11A: 417 (2001)

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Source: Rico Arce (2007: 165)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85)

Notes: Occasionally invasive in natural habitats in Italy (Sandro Pignatti, pers. comm.)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Heywood & Ball (1968: 85, as Acacia cyanophylla)

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Source: Polhill (1990)

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Source: Sanjappa (1992: 53)

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Source: Chakrabarty & Gangopadhyay (1996: 616 & 630, as Acacia lindleyi & A. cyanophylla)

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Source: Ali (2014: 1)

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Source: Tropicos

Notes: Accessed 2003 & cited in Roskov et al.(2005)

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Source: Sheppard (1987)

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Source: Cialdella (1984)

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Source: Tropicos

Notes: Accessed 2003 & also cited in Roskov et al. (2005)

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Source: Tropicos

Notes: Accessed 2003 & also cited in Roskov et al. (2005)

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Source: Ho (1999: 821)

Notes: Ornamental

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Source: Meikle (1977)

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Source: Lock & Simpson (1991: 13)

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Source: Townsend (1974)

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Source: Townsend (1974)

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