Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Acacia Mill.

Acacia dealbata Link

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Australia. It is used as animal food, a medicine and invertebrate food, has environmental uses and for fuel and food.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Acacia Bernier, Acacia Francesa, Akatziya Podbelyonnaya, Akatziya Serebristaya, Aroma, Aromo, Aromo Del Pais, Mimosa, Mimoza Serebristaya, Silver Wattle, Sydney Black Wattle, Wattle Bark

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
acacia

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 1800–3000 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Colombian departments: Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Norte de Santander.
Habit
Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.

[FZ]

Leguminosae, J.P.M. Brenan. Flora Zambesiaca 3:1. 1970

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree 2.5-10 m. high, rarely more; young branchlets usually densely short-pubescent, rarely subglabrous, and also ± grey-pruinose; pubescence grey, or yellowish at first then grey.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves: petiole (0.5)1-2 cm. long, eglandular; rhachis 2.5-9.5 cm. long, with a raised gland above at the junction of each pair of pinnae, but without other glands in between as in A. mearnsii; pinnae (5)12-26 pairs; leaflets in 17-50 pairs, 2.5-5.5 x 0.4-0.7 mm., linear-oblong.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers bright-yellow, in heads 4-7 mm. in diam. on peduncles up to 6 mm. long, panicled or racemose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods dehiscent along one margin, 3-8 x 0.7-1.3 cm., not or only slightly moniliform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds brown to blackish-brown, 5-6 x 3-3.5 mm.; caruncle conspicuous; areole 3.5-4 x 0.75-1.5 mm.

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Fuel
Used for fuels.
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Invertebrate Food
Used as invertebrate food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Introduced into:

Albania, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Argentina Northeast, Assam, Azores, Brazil South, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Costa Rica, Desventurados Is., East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Italy, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Madeira, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Oregon, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Transcaucasus, Uganda, Uruguay, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Acacia dealbata Link appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2009 Usteri, A. [s.n.], São Paulo K000868461
Sieber, F.W. [446], Australia K000821036
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000821035

First published in Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 445 (1821)

Accepted by

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  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
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  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
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