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|Derwent wattle
|Derwent wattle

Revision as of 07:20, 20 April 2013

List of Tasmanian Acacia species (wattle trees)

Derivation: from Greek acis, a thorn.

List of species/subspecies of Acacia native to Tasmania#, including endemic species (marked ε).

Scientific NameAuthorityCommon NameObsolete NameStatus *
A. axillaris ε Hook. f. midlands wattle v, VU
A. dealbata Link silver wattle
A. derwentiana ε A.M.Gray (2005) Derwent wattle
A. genistifolia Link spreading wattle Acacia diffusa
A. gunnii Benth. ploughshare wattle Acacia vomeriformis
Acacia longiflora var. sophorae (Andrews) Willd coast wattle, boobyalla, false boobyalla Acacia sophorae (Labill.) R.Br.(ref 4.)
A. mearnsii De Wild black wattle Acacia mollissima
A. melanoxylon R.Br. blackwood
A. mucronata Wendl. native willow
A. myrtifolia (Sm.) Willd. myrtle wattle
A. pataczekii ε D.I.Morris Wally's wattle r
A. riceana ε Hensl. Rice's wattle
A. siculiformis Benth. dagger wattle Acacia stuartiana r
A. uncifolia (J.M.Black) O'Leary, coast wirilda r
A. verniciflua A.Cunn. varnished wattle
A. verticillata var. ovoidea Benth. Acacia ovoidea
A. verticillata subsp. ruscifolia (G.Don)Court A. verticillata var. latifolia Benth., p.p.A
A. verticillata var. verticillata (L'Her.) Willd. prickly mimosa
A.stricta (Andrews) Willd. hop wattle
A.suaveolens (Sm.)Willd. sweet wattle
A.terminalis (Salisb.) J.F.Macbr. sunshine wattle Acacia botrycephala
A.ulicifolia (Salisb.) Court juniper wattle, prickly mosses Acacia juniperina r

Conservation Status *

# Botanist continue to publish new findings and continue to discuss the taxonomy of Acacia in Tasmania, so some lists might have more or less than the number listed here.


  1. DPIPWE Threatened Species List.
  2. EPBC Act List of Threatened Flora: VU=Vulnerable, EN=Endangered, CR=Critically Endangered, EX=Extinct.
  3. IUCN red list of threatened species Categories.
  4. Australian Journal of Botany 26(6) 755 - 771 , 1978, DR Murray, WJ Ashcroft, RD Seppelt and FG Lennox , Comparative Biochemical and Morphological Studies of Acacia sophorae (Labill.) R. Br. And A. longifolia (Andrews) Willd.

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