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accepted Acacia baileyana F. Muell.

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Acacia baileyana

Accepted name

Acacia baileyana F. Muell.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Acacia baileyana F. Muell. var. aurea Pescott7
Acacia baileyana F. Muell. var. purpurea F.Muell.3
Racosperma baileyanum (F. Muell.) Pedley5, 7, 8


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Cootamundra Wattle9; Cootamundra Wattle10; Cootamundra Wattle11; Cootamundra Wattle7; Golden Mimosa (En)12


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental13; Environmental5; Environmental11; Environmental14; Environmental7; Miscellaneous15


Naturalised in Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales7; Australian Capital Territory and Victoria.7; Fast growing, frost resistant, fairly hardy but short-lived.7; This is commonly hybridises with A. decurrens and occasionally with A. dealbata,7; A. oshanesii, A. pubescens, A. spectabilis & A. leucoclada.7; Australian native introduced to Java.5

Geographical records

Africa:   Kenya(I)16, South Africa(I)1, Swaziland(I)1, Zimbabwe(I)17

Asia4, 5, 18:   India(I)4, 18, Indonesia-ISO(I)5, Java(I)5

Australasia3, 5, 7:   Australia(N)1, 3, 5, 7

Australia:   Australian Capital Territory7, New South Wales3, 7, Queensland3, 7, South Australia3, 7, Victoria3, 7, Western Australia7

Central America:   Costa Rica(I)19, 20

India:   Tamil Nadu18

North America21:   United States(I)19, 21, 22

Pacific Ocean11:   New Zealand (North)(I)11, New Zealand (South)(I)11

South America:   Argentina(I)23, Colombia(I)24

United States:   California21

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Cultivated1; Cultivated2

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 25;  Distribution7;  Illustration10, 13, 25, 26


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Ross, J.H. (1975) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa Vol. 16, pt. 1. Ross, J.H.
2:Isely, D. (1973) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (1): 1-152 Legum. of the U.S.: I.
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:Nielsen, I.C. (1992) Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
6:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
7:Orchard, AE & Wilson, AJG, Eds. (2001) Flora of Australia, Vol. 11A. Mimosaceae, Acacia part 1
8:Pedley, L. (1987) Austrobaileya 2: 344-57. Racosperma in Queensland: a checklist
9:Terrell, E.E. (1977) Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
10:Harden, G.J. (Ed.) (1991) Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
11:Webb, C.J. et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
12:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
13:Elliot, W.R. & Jones, D.L. (1980) Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants, Vols. 1-5. (1980-1990)
14:Sheppard, J. (1986) Management and uses of Acacia spp and Albizia spp
15:Anonymous (1979) Tropical Legumes: Resources for the Future. Washington.
16:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
17:White, F. (1962) Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia.
18:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
19:Seymour, F.C. (1981) Phytologia 48 (1): 1-71 Bipinnate Leguminosae of Nicaragua
20:Standley, P.C. (1937) Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 18 (2): 487-559... Costa Rica
21:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
22:List Based Record (1986) U.S. Soil Conservation Service
23:Boeclke, O. (1946) Darwiniana 7 (2): 240-321 Est. Morfologico Semillas Mim. y Cae
24:Garcia-Barriga, H. & Forero, E. (1968) Catalogo Ilustrado de Las Plantas de Cundinamarca 3: 1-136
25:Nielsen, I. (1981) Leg-Mim. In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et Viet-nam, Vol 19. A.
26:Matthew, K.M. (1998) Supplement to illustartions on the Flora of the Palni...

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APNI (Australian Plant Name Index): nomenclatural database in Canberra


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