This taxon name is current. The available references for this name are:
Melaleuca acacioides F.Muell. is a misapplied name of Melaleuca alsophila Benth.
Reason Does not occur in WA (Craven,Aust.Syst.Bot 12(1999)
Melaleuca acacioides subsp. alsophila (Benth.) Barlow is a nomenclatural synonym.
Reason B.J.Lepschi in sched.
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.