Acacia Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4.: s.p. (1754), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is W. Indian Ocean, Borneo to Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, Fiji, Hawaii, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Solomon Is., South Australia, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tonga, Vanuatu, Victoria, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Ascension, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burkina, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Desventurados Is., Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Free State, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Malawi, Marianas, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Oman, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Rwanda, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sicilia, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tokelau-Manihiki, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Benth. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 30: 444 (1875).
  • —F.T.A. 2: 337

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gard. Dict., abridg. ed. 4 (1754)

Flora of Somalia

  • Brenan in Fl. Trop. E. Afr. (1959)
  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin, A. S. Hassan & B. T. Styles [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Hassan & Styles, A conspectus of Somali Acacias (1990).
  • Ross in Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Afr. 44 (1979)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gard. Dict., abridg. ed.: 4 (1754)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bally, P.R.O. [B14409], Kenya 2700.048 No
Pennington, R.T. [154], Bolivia 29047.762 No
Passos, L. [39], Bahia K000850959 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], São Paulo K000868478 Yes
Rico, L. [1960], Dominican Republic 77450.000 No
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], São Paulo K000868477 Yes

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