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Taxon: Mimosa cinerea L.

Synonym of Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn. subsp. cinerea

Genus: Mimosa
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 315216
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:520 (no. 25). 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: "M. cinerea" was published twice by Linnaeus in Sp. pl., the other (species no. 10) was later corrected in 1759 (Syst. nat. ed. 10) and in ed. 2 to M. cineraria (= Prosopis cineraria (L.) Wight & Arn.)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 08-Oct-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Aug-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) (ICBN St Louis) Art. 53.6, Ex. 18

Check other web resources for Mimosa cinerea L. :

  • 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=315216. Accessed 26 June 2019.