Taxon: Acacia koa A. Gray

 
Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 313146
Place of publication: C. Wilkes, U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 15:480. 1854
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 21-Jun-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Baker, P. J. et al. 2009. Koa (Acacia koa) ecology and silviculture Techn. Publ. U.S. Forest Serv. PSW-GTR-211: 1-129.
  3. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  4. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  5. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  9. Pedley, L. 1986. Derivation and dispersal of Acacia (Leguminosae), with particular reference to Australia, and the recognition of Senegalia and Racosperma Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 92:248.
  10. Pedley, L. 1975. Revision of the extra-Australian species of Acacia subg. Heterophyllum Contr. Queensland Herb. 18:1-24.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rico-Arce, Maria de Lourdes A checklist and synopsis of American species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). 2007 (Amer Acacia)
  13. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  14. St. John, H. 1980. Classification of Acacia koa and relatives (Leguminosae) Pacific Sci. 33:357-367.
  15. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  16. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)

Check other web resources for Acacia koa A. Gray :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Acacia koa cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?313146. Accessed 22 May 2018.