Taxon: Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright

 
Genus: Mimosa
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 313380
Place of publication: F. A. Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 5:405. 1869 (Fl. cub. 34)
Link to protologue:
Comment: see Taxonomic Literature (TL-2) 5:79. 1985 for author
Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • giant sensitive-plant  (Source: State Noxweed Seed) - English
  • dormideira  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • juquirí-rasteiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • malícia-de-mulher  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • sensitiva  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: soil improver ()
  • Animal food: forage (fide Mem NYBG 65:201. 1991)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed Aust, as M. invisa; L NWeeds Hawaii as M. invisa)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru [Huanuco]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: British Indian Ocean Terr, [Diego Garcia] Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion
    • Africa (tropical)

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (n.)

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands


References:

  1. Barneby, R. C. 1987. A note on Mimosa invisa C. Martius ex Colla and M. invisa C. Martius (Mimosaceae) (Brittonia) 39:50.
  2. Barneby, R. C. 1991. Sensitivae censitae: a description of the genus Mimosa Linnaeus (Mimosaceae) in the New World Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 65:200.
  3. Bässler, M. 1985. Die Gattung Mimosa (Leguminosae - Mimosoideae) in Cuba Feddes Repert. 96:602.
  4. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:197.
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  9. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  10. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)

Check other web resources for Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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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=313380. Accessed 21 May 2018.