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Acacia melanoxylon
(Fabaceae)

Australian blackwood, blackwood, blackwood acacia

 
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Species description or overview

Information about Acacia melanoxylon from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
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Acacia melanoxylon information from PIER
Information on Acacia melanoxylon as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Acacia melanoxylon description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Acacia melanoxylon as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).

Acacia melanoxylon information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Acacia melanoxylon is presented with respect to this species being a forest tree in Hawaii. The information on this site is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 1989 publication by Little and Skolmen entitled "Common forest trees of Hawaii (native and introduced)."


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Acacia melanoxylon
Nomenclatural information about Acacia melanoxylon is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Acacia melanoxylon information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acacia melanoxylon--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Acacia melanoxylon information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Acacia melanoxylon, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Acacia melanoxylon
Nomenclatural information about Acacia melanoxylon is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Acacia melanoxylon (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Acacia melanoxylon as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Acacia melanoxylon impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Acacia melanoxylon as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

Acacia melanoxylon weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Acacia melanoxylon for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Control methods

Acacia melanoxylon management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Acacia melanoxylon as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Acacia melanoxylon (Fabaceae) (Australian blackwood)
Links to high-resolution free images of Acacia melanoxylon (Fabaceae) (Australian blackwood) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Acacia melanoxylon information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acacia melanoxylon in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Acacia melanoxylon images from PIER
Images of Acacia melanoxylon provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Acacia melanoxylon information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acacia melanoxylon in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Acacia melanoxylon information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acacia melanoxylon--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

Acacia melanoxylon worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Acacia melanoxylon is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.


Experts

Acacia melanoxylon contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Acacia melanoxylon as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Acacia melanoxylon references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Acacia melanoxylon as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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