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Acacia mangium (Hickory Wattle; Black Wattle)

Synonyms: Acacia glaucescens; Acacia holosericea; Acacia holosericea glabrata; Acacia holosericea multispirea; Acacia holosericea neurocarpa; Mangium montanum; Racosperma mangium

Wikipedia Abstract

Acacia mangium is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to northeastern Queensland in Australia, the Western Province of Papua New Guinea, Papua, and the eastern Maluku Islands. Common names include Black Wattle, Hickory Wattle, Mangium, and Forest Mangrove. Its uses include environmental management and wood. Acacia mangium grows up to 30 metres (98 ft) tall, often with a straight trunk.
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Invasive Species

Acacia mangium is a fast-growing tree that produces many seeds. Used for forestry and ecological restoration, it was widely planted and cultivated in many Pacific islands. It has naturalized in many cases and it is a threat to indigenous flora.
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Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  High
Janka Hardness [3]  1750 lbf (794 kgf) Medium
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [4]  0.507
Structure [2]  Tree

Predators

Cleora repetita[5]
Hypochrysops ignitus <Unverified Name>[5]
Hyposidra talaca[5]
Ischnaspis longirostris (black line scale)[6]
Nacaduba biocellata[5]
Prosotas dubiosa (Tailless Lineblue)[5]
Theclinesthes miskini[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Distribution

Australia (native); Bangladesh (introduced); Brunei (introduced); India (introduced); Indonesia-ISO (native); Irian Jaya (native); Moluccas (native); Papua New Guinea (native); Philippines (introduced); Singapore (introduced);

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Citations

Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000) 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3Wood Janka Hardness Scale/Chart J W Morlan's Unique Wood Gifts 4Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository. 5Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19 6Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Invasive Status provided by Global Invasive Species Database Downloaded on 10 May 2011.
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Institution information provided by Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Norway Ministry of Agriculture and Food - February 2013