1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mimosa L.
      1. Mimosa bahamensis Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Belize, Bahamas to Turks-Caicos Islands.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Bahama Mimosa, Bastard Logwood, Boxcatzim, Catseem Logwood, Catzim, Haulback, Holdback, Logwood Brush, White Logwood Brush, Zaccatzim

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bahamas, Belize, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Turks-Caicos Is.

    Mimosa bahamensis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2011 Nee, M. [47181], Mexico K000966161
    Aug 1, 2008 Hamilton, M.A. [14], Turks and Caicos Is. 78061.000
    Jan 1, 1993 Chan, C. [6504], Mexico K000503760
    Jan 1, 1993 Balam, F. [462], Mexico K000503765
    Jan 1, 1990 Chan, C. [6940], Mexico K000503759
    Jan 1, 1990 Chan, C. [3997], Mexico K000503761
    Jan 1, 1986 Nee, M. [32433], Mexico K000503766
    Jul 26, 1984 Rivera, R. [165], Mexico K000503762
    Aug 1, 1981 Lot H., A. [2590], Mexico K000503768
    Aug 1, 1981 Lot H., A. [2584], Mexico K000503769
    Sep 20, 1968 Lundell, C.L. [825], Mexico K000503753
    Sep 20, 1968 Gaumer, G.F. [23965], Mexico K000503754
    Sep 20, 1968 Gaumer, G.F. [738], Mexico K000503755
    Rico, L. [1181], Mexico K000503764
    Hughes, C.E. [487], Mexico K000503767
    Bahamas K000532844 holotype
    Simá, P. [2217], Mexico K000503756
    Simá, P. [1905], Mexico K000503757
    Mogensen, B. [1074], Mexico K000266636
    Balam, F. [560], Mexico K000503758

    First published in J. Bot. (Hooker) 4: 408 (1842)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
    • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Barneby, R. C. (1991). Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 65. Sensitivae Censitae (Mimosa).
    • Correll, D. S. & Correll, H. B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago. 1692pp J. Cramer
    • Standley, P. C. & Steyermark, J. A (1946). Fieldiana, Bot. 24(5) :1-425 Leguminosae

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0