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Common name
wirilda (English), everblooming acacia (English), Akatziya Stoikaya (Russian), silver wattle (English), swamp wattle (English)
Synonym
Acacia floribunda , sensu auct.
Acacia fragrans , Pottier
Acacia longissima , Chopinet
Acacia provincialis , A. Camus
Acacia retinodes , Schltdl. var. floribunda H.Vilm.
Acacia retinoide , Schltr.
Acacia retinoides , Schltr.
Acacia rhetinoides , Schltr.
Acacia rostellifera , sensu auct.
Acacia semperflorens , A. Berger
Similar species
Summary
Water wattle (Acacia retinodes) is a small tree native to Australia. It is cultivated as an ornamental tree in warmer parts of the world. It is known to have naturalised in California where it has spread from its initial plantings.
Species Description
Water wattles are large shrubs or small trees with five inch long linear-lanceolate phyllodes.
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Principal source:

Compiler: IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) with support from the Overseas Territories Environmental Programme (OTEP) project XOT603, a joint project with the Cayman Islands Government - Department of Environment

Review:

Publication date: 2010-06-08

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2017) Species profile: Acacia retinodes. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/speciesname/Acacia+retinodes on 17-10-2017.

Management Info
Preventative measures: Acacia retinodes is listed as an invasive alien species in Legislation (Decreto - Lei 565/99) declared by Portugal in 1999. These new regulations will imply to inspections of the horticultural sector (e.g. nurserymen, landscape designers, gardeners) and the use of these species will incur a penalty (EPPO, Reporting Service 2006).

Management options include girdling and pulling out seedlings and young plants. Chemical options include herbicide application through cut stump or basal bark methods.

Countries (or multi-country features) with distribution records for Acacia retinodes
NATIVE RANGE
  • australia
Informations on Acacia retinodes has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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Management information
Preventative measures: Acacia retinodes is listed as an invasive alien species in Legislation (Decreto - Lei 565/99) declared by Portugal in 1999. These new regulations will imply to inspections of the horticultural sector (e.g. nurserymen, landscape designers, gardeners) and the use of these species will incur a penalty (EPPO, Reporting Service 2006).

Management options include girdling and pulling out seedlings and young plants. Chemical options include herbicide application through cut stump or basal bark methods.

Bibliography
9 references found for Acacia retinodes

Managment information
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO), 2006. EPPO Reporting Service NO.3 PARIS, 2006-03-01
Summary: Available from: http://archives.eppo.org/EPPOReporting/2006/Rse-0603.pdf [Accessed 5 October 2010]
Starr, Forest & Kim Starr, 2010. Plants of Hawaii (Images): Acacia retinodes (water wattle)
Summary: Available from: http://www.hear.org/starr/images/species/?q=acacia+retinodes&o=plants [Accessed 5 October 2010]
Starr, Forest; Kim Starr, and Lloyd Loope, 2003. Acacia retinodes Water wattle Fabaceae
Summary: Available from: http://www.hear.org/starr/hiplants/reports/pdf/acacia_retinodes.pdf [Accessed 5 October 2010]
General information
Gibraltar Botanic Garden, 2008. Plants in the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens in 2008
Summary: Available from: http://www.gibraltargardens.gi/documents/AlamedaPlantList2008_002.pdf [Accessed 5 October 2010]
International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS), 2010. Acacia retinodes Schltdl.
Summary: Available from: http://www.ildis.org/LegumeWeb?version~10.01&LegumeWeb&tno~5839&genus~Acacia&species~retinoides [Accessed 5 October 2010]
USDA, NRCS, 2010. Acacia retinodes Schltdl. water wattle. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Summary: Available from: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ACRE2 [Accessed 5 October 2010]
Varnham, K. 2006 (Updated 2009). Database of non-native species occurring in UK Overseas Territories. JNCC Report 372, Peterborough, United Kingdom.
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