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 Melbourne ICN Art. 46 Ex. 23
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Environmental: revegetator ()
  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    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: Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland
    • 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. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  5. Burbidge, N. T. & M. Gray Flora of the Australian Capital Territory. (F AustCapT)
  6. Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  7. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  8. Curtis, W. M. & D. I. Morris The student's flora of Tasmania. (SF Tasman)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Graham, E. H. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. (Leg ErWild)
  11. 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)
  12. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. International Legume Database & Information Service International Legume Database and Information Service (on-line resource). (ILDIS)
  15. Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  16. Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4. (F SAust)
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  21. Pedley, L. 1978. A revision of Acacia Mill. in Queensland (Austrobaileya) 1:222.
  22. Pedley, L. 1987. Racosperma Martius (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Queensland: a checklist (Austrobaileya) 2:352.
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  24. Timberlake, J. et al. Field guide to the acacias of Zimbabwe. (FG Acacia Zimbabwe)
  25. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
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  28. Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. (F VictWillis)

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

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?id=926. Accessed 23 June 2018.