Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Acacia macraneura
Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia macraneura Maslin & J.E.Reid , legitimate, scientific
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): 221-228, Figs 42-45 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: 48 km south of Kumarina Roadhouse on Great Northern Highway to Meekatharra, Western Australia, 18 October 2007, B.R. Maslin, J. Miller & J.E. Reid BRM 9274 (holo: PERTH 07796323).
taxonomic synonym: Acacia aneura var. macrocarpa Randell legitimate taxonomic synonym: Racosperma aneurum var. macrocarpum (Randell) Pedley legitimate common name: Big Pod Mulga [n/a]
  • APC Comment: Treated as Acacia aneura var. macrocarpa in SA.
  • APC Dist.: WA, SA
  • Etymology: "The species name is derived from the Greek macro- (large, with reference to the wide pods), with 'aneura' as the stem of the epithet."
Biggs, L.J. & Parker, C.M. (21 November 2013), Updates to Western Australia's vascular plant census for 2012. Nuytsia 23: 507 [secondary reference]