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List of names matching "Acacia myrtifolia"
Status Name
accepted Acacia myrtifolia (Sm.) Willd.

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Acacia myrtifolia

Accepted name

Acacia myrtifolia (Sm.) Willd.1, 2, 3


Acacia acutifolia Maiden & Blakeley3
Acacia marginata R. Br.3
Acacia marginata R. Br. var. angustata Meissner3
Acacia marginata R. Br. var. brevifolia Regel3
Acacia myrtifolia (Sm.) Willd. var. angustifolia (Benth.)Benth.3
Acacia myrtifolia (Sm.) Willd. var. major Meissner3
Acacia pawlikowskyana Ohlend.3
Acacia trigona A. DC.3
Cuparilla myrtifolia (Sm.) Raf.3
Mimosa marginata (R. Br.) Poir.3
Mimosa myrtifolia Sm.2, 3
Phyllodoce myrtifolia (Sm.) Link3
Racosperma myrtifolium (Sm.) C. Mart.4


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Myrtle Wattle5; Myrtle Wattle3; Red Stem Wattle (Au)3; Red-stemmed Wattle6; Red-stemmed Wattle3; South Australian Silver Wattle3


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental7; Environmental3


Fast growing & attractive ornamental was one of the earliest Australian plants3; in cultivation in Europe.3

Geographical records

Asia8, 9:   India(I)8, 9

Australasia1, 3, 10:   Australia(N)1, 3, Tasmania(N)3, 10

Australia:   New South Wales1, 3, Queensland1, 3, South Australia1, 3, Victoria1, 3, Western Australia1, 3

India:   Tamil Nadu9

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

Literature citations

Description3, 5, 6, 11;  Distribution3;  Illustration3, 5, 6


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


1:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
2:Chapman, A.D. (1991) Australian Plant Name Index. Australian Flora... No. 12
3:Orchard, AE & Wilson, AJG, Eds. (2001) Flora of Australia, Vol. 11A. Mimosaceae, Acacia part 1
4:Pedley, L. (1987) Austrobaileya 2: 344-57. Racosperma in Queensland: a checklist
5:Jessop, J. & Toelken, H.R. (Eds.) (1986) Flora of South Australia, Part 2.
6:Harden, G.J. (Ed.) (1991) Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
7:Elliot, W.R. & Jones, D.L. (1980) Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants, Vols. 1-5. (1980-1990)
8:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
9:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
10:Harris, S. & Kirkpatrick, J.B. (1991) In Banks, M.R. et al. (Eds.) Aspects of Tasmanian Botany: 179-189
11:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

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


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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