Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Acacia xiphophylla
Fabaceae Lindl.
Acacia xiphophylla E.Pritz. , legitimate, scientific
Diels, F.L.E. & Pritzel, E.G. (6 December 1904), Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae occidentalis. Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Pflanzen Westaustraliens, ihrer Verbreitung und ihrer Lebensverhaltnisse. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 35(2-3): 305 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "in regione tropica pr. Roeburne ca. 25 km meridiem versus in clivis sterilibus lapidosis, in m. Aprili rarissime flor. (D. 2808)."
Maslin, B.R. (14 October 1982), Studies in the genus Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) - 11. Acacia species of the Hamersley Range area, Western Australia. Nuytsia 4(1): 100-101 BHL [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "Tree, 4m in height, 25 km south of Roebourne, 24 April 1901, L. Diels 2808 (PERTH – single phyllode only, ex Museo Botanico Berolinensis)."
taxonomic synonym: Acacia clementii Domin legitimate
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 84, 90 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Acacia clementii Domin legitimate
Robson, Peter J. (1993), Checklist of Australian Trees: alphabetical listings of common and scientific names: - [secondary reference]
common name: Snakewood [n/a]
Cowan, R.S. in Orchard, A.E. & Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2001), Flora of Australia 11B: 303-304, Fig. 62G-I, Map 406 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Acacia clementi Maiden & Blakely orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Acacia clementii Maiden & Blakely nom. illeg. common name: Snake-wood [n/a]
Maslin, B.R. (9 July 2001), Wattle - Acacias of Australia: - [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Acacia clementii Maiden & Blakely nom. illeg. common name: Snake-wood [n/a]
Pedley, L. (3 December 2003), A synopsis of Racosperma C.Mart. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Austrobaileya 6(3): 494 [basionym]
basionym of: Racosperma xiphophyllum (E.Pritz.) Pedley legitimate
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2006), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Racosperma xiphophyllum (E.Pritz.) Pedley legitimate taxonomic synonym: Acacia clementi Maiden & Blakely orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Acacia clementii Maiden & Blakely nom. illeg.
  • APC Dist.: WA
Maslin, B.R. & van Leeuwen, S. (2008), Wattles of the Pilbara: 68-69 [secondary reference]
common name: Snakewood [n/a]
  • Etymology: "The botanical name is derived from a greek word for a sword in allusion to the shape of the flattened leaf stalks, called phyllodes."
  • Vernacular: marruwa (Ngarluma, Yindjibarndi)
  • Vernacular: murruwa (Kurrama)
  • Vernacular: pukarti (Kurrama)
Maslin, B.R., van Leeuwen, S. & Reid, J. (2010), Wattles of the Pilbara: - [secondary reference]
common name: Snakewood [n/a]
  • Etymology: "The botanical name is derived from the Greek words xiphos (sword) and phyllon (leaf) in allusion to the shape of the phyllodes."
  • Vernacular: Marruwa (Ngarluma, Kurrama, Banyjima, Martuthunira and Yindjibarndi)
  • Vernacular: Pugardi (Kurrama)
  • Vernacular: Mourowa (Kurrama)
  • Vernacular: Bugardi (Thalanyji, Banyjima)
  • Vernacular: Murruwa (Martuthunira)
  • Vernacular: Pukarti (Kurrama, Jiwarli, Martuthunira)
  • Vernacular: Puyuwarra (Putijarra)
  • Vernacular: Puluru (Kariyarra)
  • Vernacular: Marrawa (Kurrama)
  • Vernacular: Murruwa (Banyjima)