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Taxon: Mimosa tenuiflora (Willd.) Poir.

 
Genus: Mimosa
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 24430
Place of publication: Encycl. suppl. 1:82. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide van Wyk, pers. comm.)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Rev Biol Trop 48:939. 2000; CRC MedHerbs ed2, as M. hostilis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Zulia, Aragua, Cojedes, Guarico, Lara]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Ceara, Minas Gerais (n.), Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piaui (s.e.), Rio Grande do Norte, Sao Paulo (e.?)]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Guajira]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Barneby, R. C. 1991. Sensitivae censitae: a description of the genus Mimosa Linnaeus (Mimosaceae) in the New World Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 65:135.
  3. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose 1928. Mimosaceae (N Amer fl) 23(3):159.
  4. Camargo-Ricalde, S. L. 2000. Description, distribution, anatomy, chemical composition and uses of Mimosa tenuiflora (Fabaceae-Mimosoideae) in Mexico Revista Biol. Trop. 48:939-954.
  5. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  6. Grether, R. 1984. Notes on the genus Mimosa in Mesoamerica Bull. Groupe Int. Étude Mimosoideae 12:44.
  7. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. (L Venez)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rico, L. & T. Pennington 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  13. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  14. Williams, L. O. 1981. The useful plants of Central America (Ceiba) 24:179.

Check other web resources for Mimosa tenuiflora (Willd.) Poir. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24430. Accessed 15 November 2018.