1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mimosa L.
      1. Mimosa bimucronata (DC.) Kuntze

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Brazil and NE. Argentina.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, J.P.M. Brenan. Flora Zambesiaca 3:1. 1970

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree up to 10 m. high; stems varying from densely pubescent or puberulous to almost glabrous, and also ± sparsely armed with scattered straight or slightly recurved prickles 2-10 mm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaves unarmed, petiole 0·3-1·7 cm. long; rhachis 1·3-9·5 cm. long, with 3-9 pairs of pinnae; leaflets 10-30 pairs (the lowest pair very reduced, ± equal, subulate), 4-12 x 0·8-2·6 mm., linear-oblong, venation basal and pinnate, prominent beneath; margins ± ciliate, not setulose.
    Flowers
    Flowers whitish, in subglobose pedunculate heads 0·7-1·7 cm. in diam., clustered 1-4 together along the leafless branches of a terminal panicle; clusters leafless or with pinnate bracts up to c. 3 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 0·3-0·5 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Corolla c. 1·5-2·5 mm. long.
    Stamens
    Stamens 8(10).
    Fruits
    Pods brown, 2-6 x 0·5-0·7 cm., without bristles or prickles, glabrous or almost so, breaking up transversely into segments c. 5-7 mm. long, the margins persisting as an empty frame.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

    Introduced into:

    Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, Fiji, Hainan, Jamaica, Malaya, Mozambique, Réunion, Venezuela

    Mimosa bimucronata (DC.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2002 Thomas, W.W. [10328], Brazil K000851230
    Jan 1, 1998 Carvalho, A.M. [6469], Brazil K000851232
    Apr 1, 1995 Jardim, J.G. [137], Bahia K000091205
    Lima, H.C. [2836], Brazil K000851231
    Schomburgk, R. [582], Singapore Mimosa sepiaria K000791067
    Schomburgk, R. [74], Singapore Mimosa sepiaria K000791068
    Maingay, A.C. [2712], Singapore Mimosa sepiaria K000791069

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 198 (1891)

    Accepted by

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Yan, X.L. & Ma, J.S. (2011). Nomenclatural notes on alien invasive vascular plants in China Plant Diversity and Resources 33: 132-142.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Yan, X.L. & Ma, J.S. (2011). Nomenclatural notes on alien invasive vascular plants in China Plant Diversity and Resources 33: 132-142.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Nielsen, I. C. (1992). Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
    • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
    • Parham, J. W. (1972). Plants of the Fiji Islands
    • Brenan, J. P. M. (1970). Mimosoideae. In: Flora Zambeziaca Vol. 3(1). Brenan, JPM et al.
    • Ridley, H. N. (1922). Flora of the Malay Peninsula Vol I

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    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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