Acacia verticillata

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Acacia verticillata
Acacia verticillata


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
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 verticillata
Subspecies: A. v. subsp. cephalantha – A. v. subsp. cephalantha – A. v. subsp. ruscifolia – A. v. subsp. verticillata



Acacia verticillata (L'Her.) Willd., 1806


  • Acacia semiverticillata Knowles & Westc.
  • Acacia verticillata var. angustifolia Guilf.
  • Acacia verticillata var. glabra DC.
  • Acacia verticillata var. latifolia DC.
  • Acacia verticillata var. robusta L.Neumann
  • Acacia verticillata var. ulicina L.Neumann
  • Mimosa verticillata L'Hér.
  • Phyllodoce verticillata (L'Hér.) Link
  • Racosperma verticillatum (L'Hér.) Pedley




Native distribution areas:
Acacia verticillata
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria
    • Introduced into:
      • California, Colombia, India, New Zealand North, New Zealand South

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



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Vernacular names

English: Prickly Moses, Prickly-leaved Wattle, Star-Leaved Acacia, Whorl-Leaved Acacia
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