Vascular Plants

APC: Leucaena leucocephala
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APC (version 51209180) published 4/01/16 by import
APC Dist.
WA (naturalised), CoI (naturalised), ChI (naturalised), NT (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised)
APC Comment
Two subspecies have been recognised but they tend to intergrade, both in Australia and in their native Mexico, and are of doubtful utility. They are maintained here, but not all specimens will be able to be placed confidently in one or the other. The subspecies are not found useful or recognised in NSW.
Plantae / Charophyta / Equisetopsida / Magnoliidae / Rosanae / Fabales / Fabaceae / Leucaena
2 sub taxa
Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit, legitimate Cowan, R.S. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Mimosaceae. Flora of Australia 12 Mimosa leucocephala Lam., legitimate (1783) nomenclatural synonymAcacia leucocephala (Lam.) Link, legitimate (1822) nomenclatural synonymMimosa glauca L., nom. illeg. (1763) taxonomic synonymAcacia glauca Willd., legitimate (1806) taxonomic synonymLeucaena glauca (Willd.) Benth., legitimate (1842) taxonomic synonymCoffee Bush, [n/a] common nameLead Tree, [n/a] common name

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