Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia minyura Randell , legitimate, scientific
Randell, B.R. (30 January 1992), Mulga. A revision of the major species. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 14(2): 126 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "24 km E Ayres [sic; Ayers] Rock, 30.ix.1979, J.R. Maconochie 2539 (PERTH); iso.: (BRI!), DNA!, NSW!, B, CBG, G, HO, MO, PAUH)."
  • Etymology: "An important source of resin for Aborigines, from one of whose names for the plant the specific epithet is taken."
Pedley, L. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11B: 324-325, Fig. 68C-D, Map 430 [secondary reference]
Maslin, B.R. (9 July 2001), Wattle - Acacias of Australia: - [secondary reference]
Pedley, L. (3 December 2003), A synopsis of Racosperma C.Mart. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Austrobaileya 6(3): 476 [basionym]
basionym of: Racosperma minyura (Randell) Pedley legitimate
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma minyura (Randell) Pedley legitimate pro parte misapplication: Acacia aneura F.Muell. ex Benth. legitimate by Whibley, D.J.E. & Symon, D.E. (1992), Acacias of South Australia Edn. 2: 523 misapplication: Acacia aneura variant A legitimate by Maslin, B.R. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Mimosaceae (family and Acacia). Flora of Central Australia: 138
  • APC Comment: Intergrades between A. minyura and A. ayersiana and between A. minyura and A. aneura are frequent (Pedley, 2001).
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, SA, Qld
Maslin, B.R., van Leeuwen, S. & Reid, J. (2010), Wattles of the Pilbara: - [secondary reference]
common name: Desert Mulga [n/a]
  • Etymology: "The botanical name is taken from one of the aboriginal names for the species (Randell [in Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 14(2): 105-132]1992)."
Maslin, B.R. & Reid, J.E. (5 September 2012), A taxonomic revision of Mulga (Acacia aneura and its close relatives: Fabaceae) in Western Australia. Nuytsia 22(4): 228-235, Figs 46-49 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Acacia aneura variant A legitimate common name: Shrubby Desert Mulga [n/a] common name: Desert Mulga [n/a]
  • Etymology: "The botanical name is taken from one of the aboriginal names for the species"
  • Vernacular: Kitir-kitir (Ngaatjatjarra)
  • Vernacular: Puyukara (Pitjantjatjara)
  • Vernacular: Minyura (Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara)
CHAH (2014), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma minyura (Randell) Pedley legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia aneura variant A legitimate pro parte misapplication: Acacia aneura F.Muell. ex Benth. legitimate by Whibley, D.J.E. & Symon, D.E. (1992), Acacias of South Australia Edn. 2: 523
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, SA, Qld