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accepted Acacia pycnantha Benth.

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Acacia pycnantha

Accepted name

Acacia pycnantha Benth.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Acacia falcinella Meissner
Acacia leiophylla Benth.
Acacia petiolaris Lehm.7
Acacia pycnantha Benth. var. petiolaris H.Vilm.7
Acacia westoni Maiden7
Acacia westonii Maiden7


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Broad-leaved Wattle (Au)8; Broad-leaved Wattle (Au)9; Broad-leaved Wattle (Au)7; Broad-leaved Wattle (Au)10; Golden Wattle11; Golden Wattle8; Golden Wattle5; Golden Wattle12; Golden Wattle9; Golden Wattle7; Golden Wattle10; Green Wattle13; Sydney Golden Wattle14


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Chemical products8; Chemical products9; Chemical products7; Environmental11; Environmental7; Food and Drink7; Wood7


Hybridises with A. williamsonii.7; A fast growing, rather short-lived, somewhat frost-sensitive species which is7; widely planted as an ornamental. Has strongly perfumed golden flowers.7; This is the official floral emblem of Australia.7; Planted (introduced) to the mountain regions of Java.5

Geographical records

Africa7:   South Africa(I)1, 7, Tanzania(I)15

Asia4, 5, 6:   India(I)6, India-ISO(I)4, Indonesia-ISO(I)5, Java(I)5

Australasia5, 7, 16:   Australia(N)1, 5, 7, 16, Tasmania(I)7

Australia:   Australian Capital Territory7, New South Wales7, 16, South Australia7, 16, Victoria7, 16, Western Australia7, 16

Europe:   Italy-F.E.(I)3, Portugal(I)3, Sardinia(I)3

India:   Tamil Nadu6

North America17:   United States(I)17

Pacific Ocean12:   New Zealand (North)(I)12, New Zealand (South)(I)12

United States:   California17

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

Habitats (for Africa only)


Literature citations

Description1, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 18, 19;  Distribution7;  Illustration7, 11, 18


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:Bentham, G. (1842) London Jour. Bot. (Hooker) Vol. 1
3:Heywood, V.H. & Ball, P.W. (1968) Leguminosae. In: Flora Europaea Vol. 2. ed. Tutin, T.G. et al.
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:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
9:Ambasta, S.P. (1986) The useful plants of India
10:Bailey, L.H. (1961) Manual of cultivated plants. New York.
11:Harden, G.J. (Ed.) (1991) Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
12:Sheppard, J. (1985) New Zealand Acacia/Albizia survey. Publ. No. 9 Soil Cons. Centre
13:Terrell, E.E. (1977) Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
14:Webb, C.J. et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
15:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
16:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
17:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
18:Jessop, J. & Toelken, H.R. (Eds.) (1986) Flora of South Australia, Part 2.
19:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Flora Europaea database at RBG Edinburgh

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


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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