Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia spectabilis A.Cunn. ex Benth. , legitimate, scientific
Bentham, G. in Hooker, W.J. (1842), Notes on Mimoseae, with a synopsis of species. London Journal of Botany 1: 383 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "N.S. Wales, Wellington Valley, Lachlan, Macquarrie and Gwydir Rivers, Cunningham; Brisbane River, Fraser."
Bentham, G. (5 October 1864), Flora Australiensis 2: 413 BHL [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Acacia chrysobotrya Meisn. legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 47 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 163 [secondary reference]
Williams, K.A.W. (1980), Native Plants of Queensland Edn. 2, 1: 8 [secondary reference]
common name: Kogan Wattle [n/a] common name: Glory Wattle [n/a]
Pedley, L. (29 February 1980), A revision of Acacia Mill. in Queensland, Part 2. Austrobaileya 1(3): 298 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "country between Lachlan and Macquarie Rivers, Cunningham (K, lectotypus novus)."
Cunningham, G.M., Mulham, W.E., Milthorpe, P.L. & Leigh, J.H. (1981), Plants of Western New South Wales: 372 [secondary reference]
common name: Kogan Wattle [n/a] common name: Golden Wattle [n/a] common name: Pilliga Wattle [n/a] common name: Showy Wattle [n/a] common name: Glory Wattle [n/a] common name: Mudgee Wattle [n/a]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 150 [secondary reference]
Pedley, L. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Mimosaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 379 [secondary reference]
common name: Kogan Wattle [n/a] common name: Glory Wattle [n/a] common name: Pilliga Wattle [n/a]
Pedley, L. (24 September 1987), Racosperma Martius (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Queensland: a checklist. Austrobaileya 2(4): 355 [basionym]
basionym of: Racosperma spectabile (Benth.) Pedley legitimate
Morrison, D.A. & Davies, S.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Acacia. Flora of New South Wales 2: 385, pl. 26 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma spectabile (Benth.) Pedley legitimate common name: Mudgee Wattle [n/a]
Robson, Peter J. (1993), Checklist of Australian Trees: alphabetical listings of common and scientific names: - [secondary reference]
common name: Pilliga Wattle [n/a] common name: Golden Wattle [n/a] common name: Glory Wattle [n/a]
Tindale, M.D. & Kodela, P.G. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11A: 218-219, Fig. 5S-T, Map 23 [secondary reference]
  • Type: country between the Lachlan and Macquarie Rivers, N.S.W., [A.]Cunningham ; lecto: K (photo NSW), fide L.Pedley, Austrobaileya 1: 298 (1979); Wellington Valley, N.S.W., ?1817, A.Cunningham ; syn: K (photo NSW); Gwydir River, N.S.W., A.Cunningham ; syn: K; Brisbane River, [Qld], 1829, Fraser ; syn: K (photo NSW).
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma spectabile (Benth.) Pedley legitimate doubtful taxonomic synonym: Acacia chrysobotrya Meisn. legitimate common name: Mudgee Wattle [n/a] common name: Pilliga Wattle [n/a] common name: Glory Wattle [n/a]
Maslin, B.R. (9 July 2001), Wattle - Acacias of Australia: - [secondary reference]
Kodela, P.G. & Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Acacia. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 465 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma spectabile (Benth.) Pedley legitimate common name: Mudgee Wattle [n/a]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Acacia spectabilis A.Cunn. ex Benth. var. spectabilis legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma spectabile (Benth.) Pedley legitimate doubtful taxonomic synonym: Acacia chrysobotrya Meisn. legitimate doubtful taxonomic synonym: Acacia chrysobotrys B.D.Jacks. orth. var.
  • APC Comment: Natural hybrids with A. baileyana are recorded.
  • APC Dist.: Qld, NSW (native and naturalised)