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Taxon: Acacia melanoxylon R. Br.

 
Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 926
Place of publication: W. T. Aiton, Hortus kew. ed. 2, 5:462. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: the description in Hortus kewensis is attributed to "Brown mss." so he is the author of the name fide Shenzhen ICN Art. 46 Ex. 25
Name Verified on: 05-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; revegetator
  • Materials:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia (s.e.), Victoria, Australian Capital Territory]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia (s.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Rwanda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

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

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Burbidge, N. T. & M. Gray. 1970. Flora of the Australian Capital Territory.
  5. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  6. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255-267.
  7. Curtis, W. M. & D. I. Morris. 1956-. The student's flora of Tasmania.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Acacia+melanoxylon&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412.
  10. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  12. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  13. International Legume Database & Information Service. International Legume Database and Information Service (on-line resource).
  14. Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii)
  15. Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. 1986. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4.
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: cultivated
  20. Pedley, L. 1978. A revision of Acacia Mill. in Queensland. Austrobaileya 1:222.
  21. Pedley, L. 1987. Racosperma Martius (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Queensland: a checklist. Austrobaileya 2:352. Note: = Racosperma melanoxylon (R. Br.) Mart.
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  23. Timberlake, J. et al. 1999. Field guide to the acacias of Zimbabwe.
  24. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  25. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  26. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  27. Willis, J. H. 1970-1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  28. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=926. Accessed 20 September 2019.