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Acacia verticillata

Accepted name

Acacia verticillata (L'Hér.) Willd.1, 2, 3


Acacia verticillata Benth.4
Acacia verticillata (L'Hér.) Willd. var. angusta DC.3
Acacia verticillata (L'Hér.) Willd. var. glabra DC.3
Mimosa verticillata L'Hér.3, 5, 6
Phyllodoce verticillata (L'Hér.) Link3
Racosperma verticillatum (L'Hér.) C. Mart.3, 5


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Prickly Moses7; Prickly Moses3; Prickly-leaved Wattle8; Star-Leaved Acacia (En)9; Whorl-Leaved Acacia (En)9


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental7; Environmental8

Geographical records

Asia1, 2:   India(I)1, 2

Australasia3, 6, 10, 11:   Australia(N)3, 6, Tasmania(N)3, 10, 11

Australia:   New South Wales3, South Australia3, Victoria3

India:   Rajasthan1, Tamil Nadu2

North America6, 12:   United States(I)6, 12

Pacific Ocean7:   New Zealand (North)(I)7, New Zealand (South)(I)7

South America:   Colombia(I)4

United States:   California12

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

Literature citations

Description2, 3, 6, 7, 9


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


1:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
2:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
3:Orchard, AE & Wilson, AJG, Eds. (2001) Flora of Australia, Vol. 11B. Mimosaceae, Acacia part 2.
4:Garcia-Barriga, H. & Forero, E. (1968) Catalogo Ilustrado de Las Plantas de Cundinamarca 3: 1-136
5:Pedley, L. (1987) Austrobaileya 2: 358-9. Racosperma in New Zealand. A checklist
6:Isely, D. (1973) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (1): 1-152 Legum. of the U.S.: I.
7:Webb, C.J. et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
8:Sheppard, J. (1985) New Zealand Acacia/Albizia survey. Publ. No. 9 Soil Cons. Centre
9:Bailey, L.H. (1961) Manual of cultivated plants. New York.
10:Willis, J.H. (1991) In Banks, M.R. et al. (Eds.) Aspects of Tasmanian Botany: 173-178
11:Harris, S. & Kirkpatrick, J.B. (1991) In Banks, M.R. et al. (Eds.) Aspects of Tasmanian Botany: 179-189
12:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah

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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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