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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Bahia to São Paulo).

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

    Introduced into:

    Tanzania

    Mimosa elliptica Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 1995 Folli, D.A. [1642], Brazil K000864137
    Jan 1, 1983 Tweedie [1216], Brazil K000864135
    Jan 1, 1983 Pohl [1374], Brazil K000864132
    Jan 1, 1983 Burchell, W.J. [1594], Brazil K000864124
    Jan 1, 1983 Burchell, W.J. [1355], Brazil K000864128
    Jan 1, 1983 Burchell, W.J. [803], Brazil K000864129
    Jan 1, 1983 Burchell, W.J. [1485], Brazil K000864133
    Jan 1, 1983 Burchell, W.J. [1215], Brazil K000864134
    Jan 1, 1983 Miers, J. [3303], Brazil K000864125
    Jan 1, 1983 Mertens [916], Brazil K000864136
    Jan 1, 1983 Boaz [s.n.], Brazil K000864121
    Jan 1, 1983 s.coll. [1373], Brazil K000864126
    Apr 7, 1981 Winder, J.A. [54], Brazil K000864118
    Hassler, E. [8149], Paraguay K000864120
    Schott [1373], Brazil K000864123
    Riedel, L. [s.n.], Brazil K000864130
    Sinclair, A. [s.n.], Colombia K000864122
    Boog [s.n.] K000864119
    s.coll. [1374], Brazil K000864131

    First published in J. Bot. (Hooker) 4: 400 (1842)

    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.
    • Morales, M., Ribas, O.S. & Fortunato, R.H. (2015). Increasing reports in Mimosa (Mimosoideae, Leguminosae) for the Brazilian flora Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 50: 221-233.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Morales, M., Ribas, O.S. & Fortunato, R.H. (2015). Increasing reports in Mimosa (Mimosoideae, Leguminosae) for the Brazilian flora Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 50: 221-233.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Brenan, J. P. M. (1959). Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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