Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia aneura var. macrocarpa Randell , legitimate, scientific
Randell, B.R. (30 January 1992), Mulga. A revision of the major species. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 14(2): 121 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "upper Rudall R. area, W.A., B.R.Maslin 2084, 3.ix.1971 (PERTH – leafy specimens with attached pods)."
Pedley, L. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11B: 317, Fig. 65E-F, Map 420 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Upper Rudall R., W.A., 13 Sept. 1971, B.R.Maslin 2084 ; holo: PERTH; iso: BRI, CANB, K, MEL, NSW.
Pedley, L. (3 December 2003), A synopsis of Racosperma C.Mart. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Austrobaileya 6(3): 450 [basionym]
basionym of: Racosperma aneurum var. macrocarpum (Randell) Pedley legitimate
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma aneurum var. macrocarpum (Randell) Pedley legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA, SA
Maslin, B.R. & van Leeuwen, S. (2008), Wattles of the Pilbara: 14 [secondary reference]
Maslin, B.R., van Leeuwen, S. & Reid, J. (2010), Wattles of the Pilbara: - [secondary reference]
common name: Mulga [n/a]
  • Etymology: "The varietal name is derived from the Greek macro- (large) and carpos (fruit) referring to the conspicuously larger fruit than in the typical variety."
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): 221 [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Acacia macraneura Maslin & J.E.Reid legitimate