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List of names matching "Acacia heterophylla"
Status Name
accepted Acacia heterophylla (Lam.) Willd.

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Acacia heterophylla

Accepted name

Acacia heterophylla (Lam.) Willd.1, 2


Acacia brevipes A. Cunn.1
Acacia xiphoclada Baker2
Mimosa heterophylla Lam.1, 2


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Tamarin des Hauts1; Tamarin des Hauts3


Perennial non-climbing tree




Presence on Mauritius not confirmed by Polhill (1990).1; Baker considers this species to be indigenous to Mauritius, but this is1; uncertain.1

Geographical records

Asia4:   India(I)4

Indian Ocean1, 2, 5, 6:   Madagascar(I)2, Mauritius(U)5, 6, Reunion(N)1

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

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 3, 6;  Illustration1, 2, 3


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


1:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
2:Du Puy, D.J. et al. (2002) The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
3:Cadet, T. (1984) Plantes rare ou remarquables des Mascareignes
4:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
5:Bojer, W. (1837) Hortus Mauritianus ou Enumeration des Plants... l'ile Maurice
6:Baker, J.G. (1877) Flora of Mauritius and the Seychelles

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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