Taxon: Calliandra eriophylla Benth.

 
Genus: Calliandra
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 8505
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 3:105. 1844
Link to protologue:
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 (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

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

  • Cultivated


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)
  • Rico, L. & T. Pennington 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  • Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image