Taxon: Calliandra eriophylla Benth.

 
Genus: Calliandra
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 8505
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 3:105. 1844
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas, - Baja Norte
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Chiapas, - Jalisco, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Barneby, R. C. 1998. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part III. Calliandra Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(3):44.
  • Delorit, R. J. & C. R. Gunn Seeds of continental United States legumes (Fabaceae). 1986 (Leg Seeds US)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):79.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Rico, L. & T. Pennington 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image