Occurrence record: NSW 478841

PreservedSpecimen of Acacia macradenia | Zig-zag Wattle recorded on 1846


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection code National Herbarium of New South Wales
Catalog number NSW 478841
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW 478841
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Kodela, P.G.
Identified date 1998-03-04
Collector Mitchell, T.L.
Record number s.n.
Type status isotype
Reproductive condition sterile
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Queensland: Least concern wildlife
Establishment means native
Occurrence remarks Expedition 1846. [A co-type of Bentham's Acacia macradenia, collected by Sir Thomas Mitchell at Mt Pluto, Qld. See p. 360 of "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia". Mitchell says "A magnificent new Acacia with leaves nearly a foot [0.3 m] long". Bentham's footnote, after describing the species in Latin is "Near Acacia falciformis DC. Phyllodia 8-10 inches, or near a foot [0.3 m] long, from 6-10 lines broad". Apparently collected by Mr. Drysdale, p. 359, op. cit.]
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1998-03-04


Collecting date 1846
Date precision Day


Scientific name Acacia macradenia
Supplied scientific name "Acacia macradenia Benth."
Taxon rank species
Common name Zig-zag Wattle
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Acacia
Species Acacia macradenia
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Benth.


Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Locality [Uncertain locality] - Queensland.
Verbatim locality [Uncertain locality] - Queensland.

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