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Acacia podalyriifolia

Accepted name

Acacia podalyriifolia G. Don1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


Acacia fraseri Hook.6
Acacia podalyriaefolia A. Cunn.6, 7
Acacia podalyriaefolia A. Cunn. var. viridis Guilf.6
Acacia podalyriifolia Loudon8
Acacia podalyriifolia G. Don var. typica Domin6
Acacia podalyriifolia G. Don var. viridis Guilf.6
Racosperma podalyriifolia (G. Don) Pedley4
Racosperma podalyriifolium (G. Don) Pedley6, 9


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Mt Morgan Wattle (Au)6; Queensland Silver Wattle10; Queensland Silver Wattle11; Queensland Silver Wattle12; Queensland Silver Wattle6


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental10; Environmental4; Environmental13; Environmental6


A widely cultivated and fast growing species; highly decorative on account of6; its bright golden, perfumed heads and normally silvery grey to glaucous6; phyllodes. Variants with green phyllodes are rare.6; Most closely related to A. uncifera.6; Hybrids with A. pycnantha & A. dealbata has been described.6; Cultivated in Malesia as an ornamental.4; Native of Australia.7

Geographical records

Africa:   Ethiopia(I)14, Kenya(I)15, Malawi(I)16, South Africa(I)1, Tanzania(I)15, Uganda(I)15, Zimbabwe(I)16

Asia3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 18, 19:   India(I)5, 18, India-ISO(I)17, Indonesia-ISO(I)4, 19, Java(I)4, 19, Malaysia-ISO(I)4, 7, Peninsular Malaysia(N)7, Sri Lanka(I)3

Australasia4, 6, 20:   Australia(N)1, 4, 6, 20

Australia:   New South Wales6, 20, Queensland6, 20, South Australia6, Western Australia6

India:   Meghalaya5, Tamil Nadu18

Indian Ocean2:   Mauritius(I)2, Reunion(I)2

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

South America21:   Argentina(I)21, 22, Brazil(I)23, 24

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

Habitats (for Africa only)


Literature citations

Description1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12;  Distribution6;  Illustration6, 10, 25


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Ross, J.H. (1975) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa Vol. 16, pt. 1. Ross, J.H.
2:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
3:Kostermans, A.J.G.H. (1980) Mimosaceae. In Flora of Ceylon, Vol. 1. M.D. Dassanayalu....
4:Nielsen, I.C. (1992) Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
5:Chakrabarty T, Gangopadhyay M (1996) The genus Acacia. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 20: 599-633
6:Orchard, AE & Wilson, AJG, Eds. (2001) Flora of Australia, Vol. 11A. Mimosaceae, Acacia part 1
7:Corner, E.J. H (1952) Wayside trees of Malaya (2nd ed.) Singapore.
8:Isely, D. (1973) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (1): 1-152 Legum. of the U.S.: I.
9:Pedley, L. (1987) Austrobaileya 2: 344-57. Racosperma in Queensland: a checklist
10:Harden, G.J. (Ed.) (1991) Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
11:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
12:Webb, C.J. et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
13:Sheppard, J. (1985) New Zealand Acacia/Albizia survey. Publ. No. 9 Soil Cons. Centre
14:Thulin, M. (1983) Opera Botanica 68: 1-223. Leguminosae of Ethiopia
15:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
16:Brenan, J.P.M. (1970) Mimosoideae. In: Flora Zambeziaca Vol. 3 (1). Brenan, JPM et al.
17:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
18:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
19:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
20:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
21:Burkart, A. (1952) Acme Agency, Buenos Aires 569 pp Las Leguminosas Argentinas
22:Boeclke, O. (1946) Darwiniana 7 (2): 240-321 Est. Morfologico Semillas Mim. y Cae
23:Burkart, A. (1979) Flora Ilustrada Catarinense 299 pp Leguminosas Mimosoideas
24:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
25:Matthew, K.M. (1996) Illustrations on the Flora of the Plain Hills, South India.

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