Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Acacia adoxa var. adoxa
Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia adoxa Pedley var. adoxa , legitimate, autonym
Pedley, L. (1972), A revision of Acacia lycopodiifolia A. Cunn. ex Hook. and its Allies. Contributions from the Queensland Herbarium 11: 7 [autonym]
Maslin, B.R. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Mimosaceae (family and Acacia). Flora of Central Australia: 128, Fig. 157E [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Mimosaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 292 [secondary reference]
George, A.S. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11B: 390, Fig. 84G-I, Map 522 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma adoxum (Pedley) Pedley var. adoxum legitimate
  • APC Comment: Occasional hybrids between A. adoxa var. adoxa and A. spondylophylla have been reported (George, 2001).
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT
Maslin, B.R. & van Leeuwen, S. (2008), Wattles of the Pilbara: 4-5 [secondary reference]
Maslin, B.R., van Leeuwen, S. & Reid, J. (2010), Wattles of the Pilbara: - [secondary reference]
common name: Grey Whorled Wattle [n/a]
  • Etymology: "It [sic] species name is possibly derived from the Greek adoxos (disreputable, disgraceful) but it is not know why such an inappropriate name was used for such an attractive plant."
  • Vernacular: Pirarr-pirarr (Nyangumarta)