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Acacia elata

Accepted name

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


Acacia elata Graham7
Acacia terminalis sensu Court1, 8
Racosperma elatum (Benth.) Pedley7, 9


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Cedar Wattle10; Mountain Cedar Wattle11; Mountain Cedar Wattle7


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental11; Environmental5; Environmental10

Geographical records

Africa:   Kenya(I)12, South Africa(I)1, Uganda(I)12, Zimbabwe(I)13

Asia3, 4, 5, 14:   India(I)14, India-ISO(I)3, Indonesia-ISO(I)5, Java(I)5, Sri Lanka(I)4

Australasia2, 5, 7:   Australia(N)1, 2, 5, 7

Australia:   New South Wales2, 7, Victoria7, Western Australia7

India:   Tamil Nadu14

North America15:   United States(I)15

Pacific Ocean10:   New Zealand (North)(I)10, New Zealand (South)(I)10

United States:   California15

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

Habitats (for Africa only)


Literature citations

Description1, 5, 7, 10, 11;  Distribution7;  Illustration7, 11, 16


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:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
3:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
4:Kostermans, A.J.G.H. (1980) Mimosaceae. In Flora of Ceylon, Vol. 1. M.D. Dassanayalu....
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:Court, A.B. (1972) In: Handb. Pl. Victoria 2: 242. Willis, J.H.
9:Pedley, L. (1987) Austrobaileya 2: 358-9. Racosperma in New Zealand. A checklist
10:Webb, C.J. et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
11:Harden, G.J. (Ed.) (1991) Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
12:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
13:Brenan, J.P.M. (1970) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Zambeziaca Vol. 3 (1). Brenan, JPM et al.
14:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
15:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
16:Matthew, K.M. (1996) Illustrations on the Flora of the Plain Hills, South India.

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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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