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Taxon: Acacia mearnsii De Wild.

Genus: Acacia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Acacieae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 101107
Place of publication: Pl. bequaert. 3:61. 1925
Name verified on: 05-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
HI*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Economic importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production   (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Environmental: soil improver   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Fuels: charcoal   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Fuels: fuelwood   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Materials: fiber   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Materials: wood   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:41-42. 1991)
  • Weed   (fide Plant Invasion; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Austr. Capital Terr., New South Wales [s.e.], South Australia [s.e.], Tasmania, Victoria

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Europe [s.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya
    South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Europe [s.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Jamaica; West Indies
    Brazil: Brazil
    South America

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  • Brenan, J. P. M. & R. Melville. 1960. The Latin name of the black wattle. Kew Bull. 14:37.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Doran, J. C. & J. W. Turnbull, eds. 1997. Australian trees and shrubs: species for land rehabilitation and farm planting in the tropics. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.
  • Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Fagg, C. W. & J. L. Stewart. 1994. The value of Acacia and Prosopis in arid and semi-arid environments. J. Arid Environm. 27:12.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • 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.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Lemmens, R. H. M. J. & N. Wulijarni-Soetjipto, eds. 1991. Dye and tannin-producing plants. 3:41–45 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 3:41–45.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Maslin, B. R. & L. Pedley. 1982. The distribution of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Australia. Part 1. Species distribution maps. Res. Notes W. Austral. Herb. 6:77.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [introduced].
  • Pedley, L. 1986. Derivation and dispersal of Acacia (Leguminosae), with particular reference to Australia, and the recognition of Senegalia and Racosperma. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 92:249. [= Racosperma mearnsii (De Wild.) Pedley].
  • Pedley, L. 1987. Racosperma Martius (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in New Zealand: a checklist. Austrobaileya 2:358. [= Racosperma mearnsii (De Wild.) Pedley].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Timberlake, J. et al. 1999. Field guide to the acacias of Zimbabwe.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes. [cult. & natzd.].
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Willis, J. H. 1970–1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Acacia mearnsii De Wild.:

  • 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
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Acacia mearnsii 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 or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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