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Taxon: Leptoglottis nuttallii DC. ex Torr. & A. Gray

Synonym of Mimosa quadrivalvis L. var. nuttallii (DC. ex Torr. & A. Gray) L. S. Beard ex Barneby

Genus: Leptoglottis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 21796
Place of publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1:695. 1840 (A. P. de Candolle, Mem. Legum. 451. 1827, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: de Candolle published his genus and species provisionally
Name Verified on: 20-Jul-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Oct-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Barneby, R. C. 1991. Sensitivae censitae: a description of the genus Mimosa Linnaeus (Mimosaceae) in the New World Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 65:301.
  2. Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):147.

Check other web resources for Leptoglottis nuttallii DC. ex Torr. & A. Gray :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21796. Accessed 18 March 2019.