Taxon: Acacia acuminata Benth.

Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 767
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 1:373. 1842
Name Verified on: 09-Nov-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Feb-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential for agroforestry (fide Aust Syst Bot 16:49-55. 2003)
  • Materials: wood (fide R. B. Miller, pers. comm. 1996)

Distributional Range:


  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - South Australia, - Western Australia


  • Bentham, G. Flora australiensis. 1863-1878 (F AustBenth)
  • Broadhurst, L. & D. Coates 2002. Genetic diversity within and divergence between rare and geographically widespread taxa of the Acacia acuminata Benth. (Mimosaceae) complex (Heredity) 88:250-257.
  • Byrne, M. & L. Broadhurst 2003. Genetic diversity and the utilisation of Acacia species complexes in agroforestry in Western Australia Austral. Syst. Bot. 16:49-55.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Green, J. W. Census of the vascular plants of Western Australia. 1985 (L WAust)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Maslin, B. R. & L. Pedley 1982. The distribution of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Australia. Part 1. Species distribution maps Res. Notes W. Austral. Herb. 6:7.
  • Miller, R. B. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Simmons, M. 1981. Acacias of Australia 256.

Check other web resources for Acacia acuminata Benth. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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 acuminata 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.