Mimosa L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 516 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is America, Tanzania to Mozambique, Madagascar, Indian Subcontinent, Andaman Islands.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cayman Is., Colombia, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, West Himalaya, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Angola, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia, Wisconsin, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Forero, E. & Castellanos, C. (eds.) (2019). Estudios en Leguminosas Colombianas 3: 1-398. Academia Colombiana de ciencias exactas, físicas y naturales.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Benth. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 30: 338 (1875).
  • —F.T.A. 2: 335

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 233 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 516 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 233 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 516 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2010 Huamantupa, I. [3756], Peru K000661108 No
Feb 1, 2010 Huamantupa, I. [6627], Peru K000661107 No
Feb 1, 2010 Valenzuela, L. [5861], Peru K000661109 No
Apr 1, 2006 Silva, J.M. [3836], Paraná K000864997 Yes
Oct 18, 2005 Luz, A.A. [127], Minas Gerais K000864995 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Burchell, W.J. [8238], Goiás K000850609 Yes
Rico, L. [1327], Bolivia K000295129 No
Brooks, R.R. [655], Goiás K000850647 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [4803], Mato Grosso do Sul K000850629 Yes
Silva, M. [182], Roraima K000850635 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [14107], Goiás K000850632 Yes
Souza, J.P. [3970], Goiás K000850649 Yes
Brooks, R.R. [603], Goiás K000850657 Yes
Vargas, A. [19], Mexico K000478810 No
Vargas, A. [18], Mexico K000478809 No
Silva, J.M. [3876], Paraná K000850623 Yes
Cavalcanti, T.B. [1628], Goiás K000850620 Yes
Delpetre, P.G. [10156], Goiás K000850636 Yes
Jesus, N.G. [832], Bahia K000864996 Yes
Nascimento, M.S.B. [508], Piauí K000850614 Yes
Cavalcanti, T.B. [1626], Goiás K000850631 Yes
Delpetre, P.G. [9629], Goiás K000850653 Yes
Silva, M.A. [4765], Brazil K000850618 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [14180], Goiás K000850633 Yes
Lindeman, J.C. [2376], Paraná K000850625 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [23843], Minas Gerais K000864999 Yes
Queiroz, L.P. [12430], Rio Grande do Sul K000850648 Yes
Cavalcanti, T.B. [1226], Brazil K000850610 Yes
Mendonça, R.C. [2251], Goiás K000850634 Yes
Lindeman, J.C. [3069], Paraná K000850624 Yes
Cavalcanti, T.B. [1622], Goiás K000850616 Yes
Queiroz, L.P. [12411], Rio Grande do Sul K000850628 Yes
Silva, A.S.L. [1964], Pará K000850630 Yes
Ferrucci, M.S. [4672], Bahia K000850642 Yes
Silva, J.M. [3839], Paraná K000850622 Yes

Sources

  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Legumes of the World Online

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0