Taxon: Mimosa pudica L.

 
Genus: Mimosa
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 24405
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:518. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as an experimental novelty fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:168. 1992)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):349. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (mainly in SE Asia fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (probable origin neotropics)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  4. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Gabon. (F Gabon)
  5. Barneby, R. C. 1991. Sensitivae censitae: a description of the genus Mimosa Linnaeus (Mimosaceae) in the New World Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 65:624.
  6. Bässler, M. 1985. Die Gattung Mimosa (Leguminosae - Mimosoideae) in Cuba Feddes Repert. 96:605.
  7. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  8. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  9. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  10. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  11. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  12. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  13. Fouché, J.-G. 1999. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  14. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  15. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  16. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  17. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  18. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  19. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  20. Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):105.
  21. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  22. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  23. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  24. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  25. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  26. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  27. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  28. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):349.
  29. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  30. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  31. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  32. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  33. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  34. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  35. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:167.
  36. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  37. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)

Check other web resources for Mimosa pudica L. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?24405. Accessed 22 May 2018.