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Taxon: Mimosa casta L.

 
Genus: Mimosa
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 416234
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:518. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [Saint Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Venezuela (n.e.)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapá, Amazonas, Pará]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]


References:

  1. Barneby, R. C. 1991. Sensitivae censitae: a description of the genus Mimosa Linnaeus (Mimosaceae) in the New World. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 65:530.
  2. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2 Note: prob. introduced
  3. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  4. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  5. National Plant Board. 2008-. National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries URL: http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/puerto_rico.pdf target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Mimosa casta L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=416234. Accessed 19 September 2019.