Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Acacia pteraneura
Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia pteraneura 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): 251-259, Figs 59-62 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: 109 km north-west of Meekatharra on road to Gascoyne Junction, Western Australian, 10 September 2006, B.R. Maslin 9058 (holo: PERTH 07487517; iso: K).
taxonomic synonym: Acacia aneura var. conifera Randell legitimate taxonomic synonym: Racosperma aneurum var. coniferum (Randell) Pedley legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia sp. Mulga narrow wings (B.R.Maslin et al. BRM 9149) [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Acacia sp. Mulga broad wings (B.R.Maslin 9058) [n/a] common name: Broad-wing Mulga [n/a]
  • APC Comment: Treated as Acacia aneura var. conifera in SA.
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, SA
  • Etymology: "The species name is derived from the Greek pteron- (a wing, with reference to the very broad wing on the pods of this species), 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]