Seeds of South Australia
Acacia minyura (Leguminosae)
Shrubby Desert Mulga (Minyura)
List of species for Acacia
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Kingoonya (GAW05)Gawler
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [southern limit]
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [edge of range; taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Commonwealth Hill (GAW08) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range; taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Maralinga (GVD03)Great Victoria Desert
 Least Concern
Kintore (GVD04) 
 Least Concern   [taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Tallaringa (GVD05) 
 Least Concern   [taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Yellabinna (GVD06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [southern limit]
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range; taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Watarru (CER02) 
 Least Concern   [taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Everard Block (CER03) 
 Least Concern   [taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Least Concern   [taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
Pedirka (FIN04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range; taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
IBRA regions
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3 of 8 subregionsGawlerRare
4 of 4 subregionsGreat Victoria DesertLeast Concern
, Rare
Breakaways (STP01)Stony PlainsRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range; taxonomic issues with other mulgas]
3 of 3 subregionsCentral RangesLeast Concern
, Rare
2 of 2 subregionsFinkeLeast Concern
, Rare
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Acacia]
Name derivation:
Acacia from the Greek 'akakia' and derived from 'ake' or 'akis 'meaning a sharp point or thorn and 'akazo' meaning to sharpen. Dioscorides, the Greek physician and botanist used the word in the 1st century AD for the Egyptian thorn tree, Acacia Arabica. Minyura from one of the Aboriginal names for the species.
Distribution:
Found in the northern part of South Australia, growing on red sand or sandy loam on grassy plains. Also found in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland.