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See also: acacia
- A taxonomic genus within the family Leguminosae — mostly thornless Australasian shrubs and trees. [2000-]
- (superseded) A genus that included all the genera now included in tribe Acacieae.
- An epithet in a botanical name at the rank between species and genus, a name which applies to a section of the genus Acacia.
- Portions of the circumscription of the genus is quite controversial.
- (genus): Plantae - kingdom; angiosperms, eudicots, core eudicots, rosids, eurosids I - clades; Fabales - order; Fabaceae - family; Mimosoideae - subfamily; Acacieae - tribe
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- ^ Morris, William, ed. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1971.