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Acacia falcata

Accepted name

Acacia falcata Willd.1, 2, 3


Acacia ensifolia Steud.3
Acacia obliqua Desv.3
Acacia plagiophylla Spreng.3
Mimosa falcata (Willd.) Poir.3
Mimosa obliqua Wendl.
Mimosa obliqua Pers.
Racosperma falcatum (Willd.) Pedley1, 3


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Burra (Au)3; Hickory Wattle (Au)3; Sally (Au)3; Sickle-leaved Wattle2; Sickle-shaped Acacia (Au)3; Silver-leaved Wattle (Au)3


Perennial non-climbing tree




Introduced & cultivated in the mountain regions of Java.1

Geographical records

Asia1:   Indonesia-ISO(I)1, Java(N)1

Australasia1, 3:   Australia(N)1, 3

Australia:   New South Wales3, Queensland3

Pacific Ocean2:   New Zealand (North)(I)2

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

Literature citations

Description1, 3, 4;  Distribution3;  Illustration3


2004-04 (Acacia


1:Nielsen, I.C. (1992) Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
2:Sheppard, J. (1985) New Zealand Acacia/Albizia survey. Publ. No. 9 Soil Cons. Centre
3:Orchard, AE & Wilson, AJG, Eds. (2001) Flora of Australia, Vol. 11A. Mimosaceae, Acacia part 1
4:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands

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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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