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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 leucolobia

Acacia leucolobia Sweet, 1830

Racosperma leucolobium (Sweet) Pedley

Native distribution areas:
Acacia leucolobia

Continental: Australasia
Regional: Australia
New South Wales

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

Sweet, R. 1830. Sweet’s Hortus Britannicus: or a catalogue of plants cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain, arranged in natural orders. 2ª ed. 623 pp., London: J. Ridgway. BHL Reference page. : 165.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acacia leucolobia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Aug 07. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Acacia leucolobia. Published online. Accessed: Aug 07 2019. 2019. Acacia leucolobia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug 07.
Hassler, M. Aug. Acacia leucolobia. 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 on the internet. Accessed: Aug 07 {{{3}}}. Reference page.

Vernacular names

Acacia leucolobia is a shrub of the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae that is endemic to eastern Australia.


1 Description
2 Distribution
3 Taxonomy and naming
4 See also
5 References


The shrub typically grows to a height of 3 metres (10 ft) and has a spreading habit. patent to reflexed phyllodes that have a narrowly oblong-elliptic to lanceolate shape.

It is native to an area of New South Wales from around Coolah in the north down to around Katoomba in the south and from around Bowral to Wingello as a part of open Eucalyptus woodland communities.[4]
Taxonomy and naming

It was first described in 1830 by Robert Sweet.[1][2] The specific epithet, leucolobia, is an adjective describing the plant as "white-podded".[5][2]
See also

List of Acacia species


"Acacia leucolobia". Australian Plant Name Index, IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
Sweet, R. (1830) Sweet's Hortus Britannicus Edn. 2: 165
"Acacia leucolobia Sweet | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
"Acacia leucolobia". World Wide Wattle. Western Australian Herbarium. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
Sweet, R. (1839) Sweet's Hortus Britannicus Edn 3: 198

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