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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Acacieae
Genus: Acacia
Species: Acacia kochii
Name

Acacia kochii W.Fitzg. ex Ewart & Jean White, 1911
Synonyms

Racosperma kochii (W.Fitzg. ex Ewart & Jean White) Pedley

Distribution
Native distribution areas:
Acacia kochii

Continental: Australasia
Regional: Australia
Western Australia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Fitzgerald, W. V., 1911. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria n.s., 23: 285. 1911

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acacia kochii in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Aug 05. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Acacia kochii. Published online. Accessed: Aug 05 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Acacia kochii. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 05 Aug 2019.
Hassler, M. Aug. Acacia kochii. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. Aug. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: Aug 05 {{{3}}}. Reference page.

Vernacular names

Acacia kochii is a shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae.

Description

The spreading, spiny and intricate shrub typically grows to a height of 0.5 to 2 metres (1.6 to 6.6 ft).[1] It has glabrous branches with 0.5 to 2 cm (0.20 to 0.79 in) long thorns. It has clusters of phyllodes found in the nodes. The phyllodes have an asymmetrically narrowly oblong-elliptic to narrowly oblanceolate shape with a length of 1 to 2 cm (0.39 to 0.79 in) and a width of 2 to 7 mm (0.079 to 0.276 in).[2] It produces yellow flowers in August.[1] The simple inflorescences occur singly or in groups of two or three. The flower-heads are shortly cylindrical or have an obloid shape with a length of 7 to 15 mm (0.28 to 0.59 in) and a diameter of 5 to 6 mm (0.20 to 0.24 in) with golden flowers. The seed pods that form after flowering resemble a sting of beads with a length of up to 9 cm (3.5 in) and a width of 5 mm (0.20 in). The dull black seeds in the pods have an elliptic shape.[2]
Distribution

It is native to an area in the Wheatbelt and Goldfields-Esperance regions of Western Australia between Yalgoo in the north to Moora in the south growing in clay or loamy-sandy soils.[1]
See also

List of Acacia species

References

"Acacia kochii". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
"Acacia kochii". World Wide Wattle. Western Australian Herbarium. Retrieved 14 May 2019.

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