Species within a genus

Genus: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
ACACIA (La)
Thorn Tree(ld) Wattle Doringboom
Family: FABACEAE
acer, = sharp, pointed, piercing; acus, = a needle or pin; as being pointed; -ius, = means ‘characteristic of’, hence indicates connection or resemblance. acacia, = the acacia-tree, the Egyptian pod-thorn, Mimosa nylotica, described by Pliny.
(ld, BL)
Acacia longifolia (La)
Long-leaved Wattle (an invasive alien)(Ma)
Location: (F, K, P)
longus, = long; folium, = a leaf. (long leaves)
(ld, BL)
Acacia mearnsii (La)
Black Wattle(Ma)
Location: (K)
For Edward Alexander Mearns (1856-1916).**
(Ch)
Acacia melanoxylon (G)

Location: (P)
melas, melan, = black dye, ink. ξύλον, xylon, = a stick or piece of wood. ΟΞΥΑ, oxya, = a spear shaft made from beech wood. oxy-, = sharp, sour, pointed. (Alien)
(LS, BL, Cw)
Acacia myuros (G)
Annual Fescue(Int) Rat’s Tail Fescue
Location: (P)
mus, = a mouse; uro, -urus, = tail-, -tailed. (Alien)
(ld, BL, Cw)
Acacia saligna (La)
Port Jackson Willow (an invasive alien)(PS)
Location: (P)
salix, = a willow tree, willow, sallow; salignum, = of willow or willow-wood, willow-. (willowy, willow-like)
(ld, BL)
Acacia sumatrensis (La)
Guernsey Fleabane(Int)
Location: (P)
Of Sumatra, Indonesia. -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth or origin or else habitat. (Alien)
(LS, Cw)