1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Acacia Mill.
      1. Acacia cultriformis A.Cunn. ex G.Don

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Queensland to New South Wales.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Shrub, unarmed; young branchlets glabrous, angular.
    Leaves
    Leaves glaucous, phyllodic, apparently simple, 0.8-3 x 0.5-1.1 cm., obliquely obovate-lanceolate to ovate-triangular with the apex of the triangle on the upper margin, glabrous.
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow, in heads arranged in axillary racemes which are larger than the leaves and often ± aggregated terminally.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Dog-tooth Wattle, Golden Glow Wattle, Half-moon Wattle, Knife Acacia, Knife-leaf Wattle, Knife-leaved Wattle

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Queensland

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northeast, Assam, Brazil Northeast, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, India, Jawa, Zimbabwe

    Acacia cultriformis A.Cunn. ex G.Don appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 20, 1985 Cunningham, A. [103], Australia K000806043
    Jun 20, 1985 Cunningham, A.C. [103], Australia K000806023
    Jun 20, 1985 Cunningham, A. [73], Australia K000806040
    Jun 20, 1985 Cunningham, A. [87], Australia K000806039
    Jun 20, 1985 Cunningham, A. [s.n.] K000806041
    Jun 20, 1985 Cunningham, A. [s.n.], New South Wales K000806042
    Cunningham, A.C. [72], Queensland K000806021
    Cunningham, A.C. [78], Queensland K000806022
    Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Australia K000806044
    s.coll. [s.n.], New South Wales K000806045

    First published in Gen. Hist. 2: 406 (1832)

    Accepted by

    • de Lourdes Rico-Acre, M. (2007). A checklist and synopsis of American species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): 1-207. CONABIO, México D.F.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • de Lourdes Rico-Acre, M. (2007). A checklist and synopsis of American species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): 1-207. CONABIO, México D.F.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
    • Orchard, AE & Wilson, AJG, Eds. (2001). Flora of Australia, Vol. 11A. Mimosaceae, Acacia part 1
    • Nielsen, I. C. (1992). Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
    • Harden, G. J. (Ed.) (1991). Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
    • Sheppard, J. (1985). New Zealand Acacia/Albizia survey. Publ. No. 9 Soil Cons. Centre
    • Elliot, W. R. & Jones, D. L. (1980). Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants, Vols. 1-5. (1980-1990)
    • Bailey, L. H. & Bailey, E. Z. (1976). Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
    • Ross, J. H. (1975). Mimosoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa Vol. 16, pt. 1. Ross, J. H

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0