Taxon: Acacia decurrens Willd.

 
Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 822
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(2):1072. 1806
Comment: for authorship see comment in Flora of Southern Africa 16(1):108-109. 1975
Name Verified on: 13-Mar-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Leg ErWild)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (in tea and quinine plantations fide Mansf Ency)
  • Fuels: charcoal (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Materials: fiber (for paper production fide Mansf Ency)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Leg ErWild)
  • Weed: (fide Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Victoria

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Haiti

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • 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)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. 1963- (F SAfr)
  • 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)
  • Graham, E. H. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. 1941 (Leg ErWild)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. 1981- (F Hispan)
  • Maslin, B. R. & L. Pedley 1982. The distribution of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Australia. Part 1. Species distribution maps Res. Notes W. Austral. Herb. 6:35.
  • Pedley, L. 1980. A revision of Acacia Mill. in Queensland (concluded) (Austrobaileya) 1:303.
  • Pedley, L. 1987. Racosperma Martius (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in New Zealand: a checklist (Austrobaileya) 2:358.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Rico-Arce, Maria de Lourdes A checklist and synopsis of American species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). 2007 (Amer Acacia)
  • Timberlake, J. et al. Field guide to the acacias of Zimbabwe. 1999 (FG Acacia Zimbabwe)
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. 1970-1972 (F VictWillis)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Acacia decurrens Willd. :

  • 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 of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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 decurrens 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