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List of names matching "Acacia auriculiformis"
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accepted Acacia auriculiformis Benth.

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Acacia auriculiformis

Accepted name

Acacia auriculiformis Benth.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9


Acacia auriculaeformis Benth.9
Acacia moniliformis Griseb.7
Racosperma auriculiforme (Benth.) Pedley9, 10, 11, 12


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Australian Babul (En)13; Ear-pod Wattle (Au)9; Earpod Wattle14; Northern Black Wattle (Au)9


Perennial non-climbing tree


Chemical products15; Environmental14; Environmental16; Environmental15; Environmental7; Miscellaneous12; Miscellaneous15; Miscellaneous7; Wood12; Wood17; Wood18


Wood used for heavy construction, furniture, etc.12; Cultivated on Mauritius and Reunion.5; Introduced to W. Malesia, naturalised in Malaya.12; Native of New Guinea & Australia.19

Geographical records

Africa1:   Tanzania(I)1

Asia2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32:   Bangladesh(I)17, Brunei(I)32, China(I)8, 21, India(I)4, 7, 13, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, Indonesia-ISO(I)2, 16, Irian Jaya(N)2, Malaysia-ISO(I)12, 22, Moluccas(N)2, 12, Myanmar(I)25, Nepal(I)26, Pakistan(I)6, Peninsular Malaysia(N)22, Singapore(I)19, Sri Lanka(I)25

Australasia2, 3, 5, 9, 12:   Australia(N)3, 5, 9, 12, Papua New Guinea(N)2, 9

Australia:   Northern Territory3, 9, Queensland3, 9

Central America:   Panama(I)33

China:   Fujian8, Guangdong8, Guangxi8

India:   Andhra Pradesh30, Arunachal Pradesh25, Assam25, Bihar13, Delhi27, Goa25, Gujarat25, Haryana25, Himachal Pradesh25, Jammu-Kashmir25, Karnataka23, Kerala7, Madhaya Pradesh28, Maharashtra24, Meghalaya25, Nagaland25, Orissa31, Pondicherry25, Punjab29, Rajasthan25, Sikkim25, Tamil Nadu7, Tripura7, Uttar Pradesh7, West Bengal7, Yanan25

Indian Ocean5, 7, 34:   Andaman Is(I)7, Mauritius(I)5, Reunion(I)5, Rodrigues(I)34

Indonesia-ISO:   Bali16

North America35:   United States(I)35

United States:   Florida35

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)


Literature citations

Description2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12;  Distribution9;  Illustration2, 8, 9, 31, 36


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
2:Verdcourt, B. (1979) A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
3:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
4:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
5:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
6:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 36. Mimosaceae. Karachi: Univ. of Karachi
7:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
8:Wu, T.L. (1988) Mimososoideae. In: Fl. Reip. Pop. Sinicae, 39 (Leguminosae 1)
9:Orchard, AE & Wilson, AJG, Eds. (2001) Flora of Australia, Vol. 11B. Mimosaceae, Acacia part 2.
10:Pedley, L. (1987) Austrobaileya 2: 344-57. Racosperma in Queensland: a checklist
11:Lock, J.M. (1989) Legumes of Africa: a check-list. RBG Kew.
12:Nielsen, I.C. (1992) Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
13:Varma, S.K. (1981) Flora of Bhagalpur. Dicotyledons
14:Elliot, W.R. & Jones, D.L. (1980) Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants, Vols. 1-5. (1980-1990)
15:Ambasta, S.P. (1986) The useful plants of India
16:Whitmore, Tantra & Sutisna (eds) (1989) Tree Flora ofIndonesia-Checklist for Sulawesi. Indonesia.
17:Khatun, R.B. (1987) Tree Legumes of Bangladesh
18:Anonymous (1979) Tropical Legumes: Resources for the Future. Washington.
19:Keng, H. (1990) Concise Flora of Singapore. Singapore
20:Chen, Te-chao & Wu, Te-lin (1986) Typed Script (MO) 130pp Enumeration Chinese Papilionoideae
21:Chen, T.C. (1988) Flora Reipubl. Popular Sin. Vol. 39. Science Press. Beijing
22:Corner, E.J. H (1952) Wayside trees of Malaya (2nd ed.) Singapore.
23:Keshavamurthy, K.R. & Yoganarsi (1990) Flora of Coorg.... Medicinal plants and chem. constituents
24:Deshpande, S. et al. (1993) Flora of Mahabaleshwar and adjoinings, Maharashtra Vol 1
25:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
26:Shrestha, K.K. (1998) Revised checklist of the Legumes of Nepal (manuscript)
27:Maheshwari, J.K. (1963) The Flora of Delhi
28:Singh, A.N. (1993) In: Verma, D.M. & al. (Eds.) Flora of Madhya Pradesh, Vol. 1.
29:Sharma, M. (1990) Punjab Plants Check-list
30:Pullaiah, T. & Yesoda, N. (1989) Flora of Anantapur District (Andhra Pradesh, India)
31:Pullaiah, T. & Ramamurthy, K.S. (2001) Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
32:Kirkup et al. (1997) Brunei Checklist
33:D'Arcy, W.G. (1987) Monogr. Syst. Botany Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora Panama.
34:Strahm, W. (1989) Plant Red Data Book for Rodrigues
35:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
36:Maheshwari, J.K. (1966) Illustrations to the Flora of Delhi. New Delhi.

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