Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia melanoxylon R.Br. , legitimate, scientific
Brown, R. in Aiton, W.T. (1813), Hortus Kewensis Edn. 2, 5: 462 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Nat. of Van Diemen's Island. Robert Brown, Esq."
Poiret, J.L.M. in Lamarck, J.-B.P.A. de M. de & Poiret, J.L.M. (1817), Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique Suppl. 5(2): 530 [basionym]
basionym of: Mimosa melanoxylon (R.Br.) Poir. nom. inval.
Loddiges, C., Loddiges, G. & Loddiges, W. (1822), The Botanical Cabinet 7: t. 630 [secondary reference]
common name: Black-wooded Acacia [n/a]
Meisner, C.D.F. in Lehmann, J.G.C. (ed.) (1844), Leguminosae. Plantae Preissianae 1(1): 18 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (20 October 1853), First general report of the Government Botanist on the vegetation of the colony. Victoria - Parliamentary Papers- Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly: 12 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (24 October 1854), Second general report of the Government Botanist on the vegetation of the Colony. Victoria - Parliamentary Papers- Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly: 6 [secondary reference]
Bentham, G. (5 October 1864), Flora Australiensis 2: 388-389 BHL [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Acacia arcuata Sieber ex Spreng. legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1875), Census of the plants of Tasmania, instituted in 1875. Monthly Notices of Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1874: 78 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 45 [secondary reference]
Rodway, L. (1903), The Tasmanian Flora: 42 BHL [secondary reference]
Dixon, W.A. (1906), The Plants of New South Wales: 112 [secondary reference]
common name: Hickory [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 159 [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 283 [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Ewart, A.J. (1925), Handbook of Forest Trees for Victorian Foresters: 170-173, Pl. LXXVIII [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Domin, K. (1926), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 816-817 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Mimosa melanoxylon (R.Br.) Poir. nom. inval. taxonomic synonym: Acacia arcuata Sieber ex Spreng. legitimate
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 420, Fig. 579 [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Curtis, W.M. (1956), The Student's Flora of Tasmania 1: 124 [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 227 [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 202, Fig. 196B. [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Hall, N., Johnston, R.D. & Chippendale, G.M. (1970), Forest Trees of Australia: 268-269 [secondary reference]
Hyland, B.P.M. (1971), A key to the common rainforest trees between Townsville and Cooktown, based on leaf and bark features: 39, Code 210 [secondary reference]
common name: Black Wattle [n/a] common name: Wattle [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1975), Angiospermae: Ranunculaceae to Myrtaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania Edn. 2, 1: 128-129, Fig. 36C [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Pedley, L. (20 July 1978), A revision of Acacia Mill. in Queensland, Part 1. Austrobaileya 1(2): 222-223 [secondary reference]
  • Type: as "Port Dalrymple, Jan 1804, Brown (BM, holo)."
taxonomic synonym: Acacia arcuata Sieber ex Spreng. legitimate
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 149 [secondary reference]
Hyland, B.P.M. (1982), A revised card key to rainforest trees of North Queensland: 40, 119, 135, Fig. 7, Code 210 [secondary reference]
common name: Black Wattle [n/a] common name: Wattle [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Pedley, L. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Mimosaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 360-361, 368, Fig. 59B [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Acacia arcuata Sieber ex Spreng. legitimate common name: Blackwood [n/a]
  • Comment: Cited as Acacia melanoxylon R.Br. ex Aiton
Pedley, L. (1986), Derivation and dispersal of Acacia (Leguminosae), with particular reference to Australia, and the recognition of Senegalia and Racosperma. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 92(3): 240 [basionym]
basionym of: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate
Floyd, A.G. (1989), Rainforest Trees of Mainland South-eastern Australia: 211-212 (fig.) [secondary reference]
common name: Mudgerabah [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Morrison, D.A. & Davies, S.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Acacia. Flora of New South Wales 2: 361-362, pl. 25 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Christophel, D.C. & Hyland, B.P.M. in Hyland, B.P.M. & Whiffin, T.P. (1993), Leaf Atlas of Australian Tropical Rain Forest Trees. Australian tropical rain forest trees: an interactive identification system: 10, 23, 150, pl. 88(g), Code 210 [secondary reference]
Hyland, B.P.M. & Whiffin, T.P. (1993), Australian tropical rain forest trees: an interactive identification system 1: 97, 123, 135, Code 210 [secondary reference]
common name: Wattle [n/a] common name: Tasmanian Blackwood [n/a] common name: Mudgerabah [n/a] common name: Black Wattle [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Hyland, B.P.M. & Whiffin, T.P. (1993), Australian tropical rain forest trees: an interactive identification system 2: 256, Code 210 [secondary reference]
Robson, Peter J. (1993), Checklist of Australian Trees: alphabetical listings of common and scientific names: - [secondary reference]
common name: Black Wattle [n/a] common name: Sally Wattle [n/a] common name: Paluma Blackwood [n/a] common name: Mudgerabah [n/a] common name: Hickory [n/a]
Hyland, B.P.M., Gray, B. & Elick, R.W. in Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Appendix I: Provisional Species List. Fruits of the Rainforest: 307 [secondary reference]
Maslin, B.R. & Cowan, R.S. (11 January 1995), Robert Brown, the typification of his new Acacia names in edition 2 of Aiton's "Hortus Kewensis". Nuytsia 10(1): 115 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: (here selected): "Derwent " [River, Tasmania, Feb.-July 1804], R.Brown, sheet title "Iter Australiense, 1082-5" and bearing [Britten no.] 4364 (BM, fruiting specimen); isolectotype: E.
Entwisle, T.J., Maslin, B.R., Cowan, R.S. & Court, A.B. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Mimosaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 603, Fig. 122b [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate common name: Sally Wattle [n/a] common name: Hickory [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
  • Vernacular: Mudgerabah (Koorie name)
Hyland, B.P.M., Whiffin, T.P., Christophel, D.C., Gray, B., Elick, R.W. & Ford, A.J. (1999), Australian tropical rain forest trees and shrubs. Australian tropical rain forest trees and shrubs: 73 [secondary reference]
Williams, K.A.W. (1999), Native Plants of Queensland 4: 28 [secondary reference]
common name: Mudgerabah [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Cowan, R.S. & Maslin, B.R. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11B: 141-142, Plate 17, Fig. 30D-F, Map 202 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Derwent R., Tas., Feb.-July 1804, R. Brown , sheet titled ‘Iter Australiense, 1802-5' and bearing [Britten no.] 4364 ; lecto: BM (fruiting specimen), fide B.R.Maslin & R.S.Cowan, Nuytsia 10: 115 (1995); isolecto: E; paralecto: BM, DBN, E.
nomenclatural synonym: Mimosa melanoxylon (R.Br.) Poir. nom. inval. nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylum (R.Br.) Poir. [default] taxonomic synonym: Acacia arcuata Sieber ex Spreng. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon var. obtusifolia Ser. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon var. arcuata (Sieber ex Spreng.) Ser. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon f. frutescens Hochr. legitimate common name: Mudgerabah [n/a] common name: Sally Wattle [n/a] common name: Hickory [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Cowan, R.S. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11B: 66 [misapplied]
misapplied to: Acacia cochlearis (Labill.) H.L.Wendl. legitimate by Meisner, C.D.F. in Lehmann, J.G.C. (ed.) (1844), Leguminosae. Plantae Preissianae 1(1): 18
Maslin, B.R. (9 July 2001), Wattle - Acacias of Australia: - [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Mimosa melanoxylon (R.Br.) Poir. nom. inval. nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon var. obtusifolia Ser. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon var. arcuata (Sieber ex Spreng.) Ser. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon f. frutescens Hochr. legitimate common name: Mudgerabah [n/a] common name: Sally Wattle [n/a] common name: Hickory [n/a] common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Kodela, P.G. & Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Acacia. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 427 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 670 [secondary reference]
common name: Blackwood [n/a]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 303 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate common name: Hickory [n/a] common name: Black Sally [n/a] common name: Black Wattle [n/a] common name: Tasmanian Blackwood [n/a]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2006), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Acacia melanoxylum (R.Br.) Poir. [default] nomenclatural synonym: Mimosa melanoxylon (R.Br.) Poir. nom. inval. nomenclatural synonym: Acacia melanoxylon R.Br. var. melanoxylon legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Acacia melanoxylon R.Br. f. melanoxylon legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia arcuata Sieber ex Spreng. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon var. obtusifolia Ser. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon var. arcuata (Sieber ex Spreng.) Ser. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia melanoxylon f. frutescens Hochr. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [misapplied]
misapplied to: Acacia cochlearis (Labill.) H.L.Wendl. legitimate by Meisner, C.D.F. in Lehmann, J.G.C. (ed.) (1844), Leguminosae. Plantae Preissianae 1(1): 18
de Salas, M.F. & Baker, M.L. (2016), Tasmanian vascular plant census. A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 55, 56 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma melanoxylon (R.Br.) Pedley legitimate
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census: - [misapplied]
misapplied to: Acacia cochlearis (Labill.) H.L.Wendl. legitimate by Meisner, C.D.F. in Lehmann, J.G.C. (ed.) (1844), Leguminosae. Plantae Preissianae 1(1): 18