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Taxon: Acacia pycnantha Benth.

 
Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Nomen number: 968
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 1:351. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Nov-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (also Australia's national flower)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, South Australia (s.e.), Victoria]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Northern America
    • United States (w.)


References:

  1. Burbidge, N. T. & M. Gray. 1970. Flora of the Australian Capital Territory.
  2. Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. 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+pycnantha&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  6. 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
  7. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  9. Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. 1986. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Maslin, B. R. & L. Pedley. 1982. The distribution of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Australia. Part 1. Species distribution maps. Res. Notes W. Austral. Herb. 6:99.
  12. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  15. Simmons, M. 1981. Acacias of Australia. 164.
  16. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  17. Whibley, D. J. E. 1980. The Acacias of South Australia. 128.
  18. Willis, J. H. 1970-1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.

Check other web resources for Acacia pycnantha Benth. :

  • 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:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Acacia pycnantha 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=968. Accessed 19 October 2019.