Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia covenyi Tindale , legitimate, scientific
Tindale, M.D. (March 1980), Notes on Australian taxa of Acacia No. 6. Telopea 1(6): 432, t. XIX. [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "NEW SOUTH WALES: Con Creek, Bendethera, c. 20 miles [32 km] W. of Moruya [c. 35°56′S, 149°43′E], alt. 360 m, ... E.F. Constable 6877, 10.v.1966 (NSW), with flower buds and old dehisced fruit. ISOTYPES: CANB, K, US."
  • Etymology: "This species is named in honour of Mr Robert G. Coveny, Botanical Collector at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, in recognition of his helpfulness in assiduously obtaining material for my research work especially on the genus Acacia."
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 148 [secondary reference]
Morrison, D.A. & Davies, S.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Acacia. Flora of New South Wales 2: 381 [secondary reference]
Robson, Peter J. (1993), Checklist of Australian Trees: alphabetical listings of common and scientific names: - [secondary reference]
common name: Blue Bush [n/a]
Maslin, B.R. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11A: 322, Fig. 27P-R, Map 151 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Con Ck, Bendethera, c. 32 km W of Moruya, N.S.W., 10 May 1966, E.F.Constable 6877 ; holo: NSW; iso: CANB n.v. , K n.v. , MEL, US n.v.
common name: Blue Bush [n/a]
Maslin, B.R. (9 July 2001), Wattle - Acacias of Australia: - [secondary reference]
common name: Blue Bush [n/a]
Kodela, P.G. & Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Acacia. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 459-460 [secondary reference]
Pedley, L. (3 December 2003), A synopsis of Racosperma C.Mart. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Austrobaileya 6(3): 458 [basionym]
basionym of: Racosperma covenyi (Tindale) Pedley legitimate
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma covenyi (Tindale) Pedley legitimate
  • APC Dist.: NSW