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:
Typification:
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
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (s.w.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.), California (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte (n.), Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora (n. & w.), Tamaulipas (s.w.), Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. 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.
  2. Delorit, R. J. & C. R. Gunn Seeds of continental United States legumes (Fabaceae). 1986 (Leg Seeds US)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):79.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  7. Rico, L. & T. Pennington 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  8. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.

Check other web resources for Calliandra eriophylla Benth. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?8505. Accessed 25 April 2018.