Taxon: Acacia melanoxylon R. Br.

 
Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 926
Place of publication: W. T. Aiton, Hortus kew. ed. 2, 5:462. 1813
Comment: the description in Hortus kewensis is attributed to "Brown mss." so he is the author of the name fide Melbourne ICN Art. 46 Ex. 23
Name Verified on: 05-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Leg ErWild)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Leg ErWild)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Rep NCEPPC, Invasive Pl Spec; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Austr. Capital Terr., - New South Wales, - Queensland, - South Australia, - Tasmania, - Victoria

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa; Swaziland
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Moldova
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Peru

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Burbidge, N. T. & M. Gray Flora of the Australian Capital Territory. 1970 (F AustCapT)
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  • Curtis, W. M. & D. I. Morris The student's flora of Tasmania. 1956- (SF Tasman)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Graham, E. H. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. 1941 (Leg ErWild)
  • Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  • 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)
  • International Legume Database & Information Service International Legume Database and Information Service (on-line resource). (ILDIS)
  • Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4. 1986 (F SAust)
  • 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. 6:78.
  • Maslin, B. R. & R. S. Cowan 1995. Robert Brown, the typification of his new Acacia names in edition 2 of Aiton's "Hortus Kewensis" (Nuytsia) 10:115.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Pedley, L. 1978. A revision of Acacia Mill. in Queensland (Austrobaileya) 1:222.
  • Pedley, L. 1987. Racosperma Martius (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Queensland: a checklist (Austrobaileya) 2:352.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Timberlake, J. et al. Field guide to the acacias of Zimbabwe. 1999 (FG Acacia Zimbabwe)
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. 1970-1972 (F VictWillis)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Acacia melanoxylon R. Br. :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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 melanoxylon 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