Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Mimosa L.
Species:
Mimosa pudica L.

Mimosa pudica var. tetrandra (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) DC.

This variety is accepted, and its native range is Cuba, Colombia to Trinidad and N. South America.

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Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Jawa, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sumatera

Mimosa pudica var. tetrandra (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1997 Arbo, M.M. [7764], Argentina K000864601 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Arbo, M.M. [7187], Bahia K000091130 No
Sep 1, 1995 Costa, M.A.S. [53], Amazonas K000864603 Yes
Apr 1, 1995 Amorim, A.M. [1253], Bahia K000091203 No
Jan 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [3479], Bahia K000091176 No
Jan 1, 1991 Eiten, G. [6204], São Paulo K000864599 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Prance, G.T. [2610], Amazonas K000864595 Yes
Aug 24, 1987 Lewis, G.P. [1567], Roraima K000864602 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Hatschbach, G. [48001], Bahia K000091038 Yes
Dec 15, 1978 Ule, E. [7764], Roraima K000864596 Yes
Jan 1, 1955 Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000091039 Yes
Jan 1, 1955 Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000091040 Yes
Jan 1, 1955 Froggatt, J.L. [8], Bismarck Archipelago K000654951 No
Jan 1, 1955 Froggatt, J.L. [8], Bismarck Archipelago K000654952 No
Jan 1, 1955 Bourgeau, E. [2671], Mexico K000478781 No
Jan 1, 1955 Gardner, G. [889], Bahia K000091041 Yes
Jan 1, 1955 Salzmann [s.n.], Bahia K000864600 Yes
Jan 1, 1955 Bourgeau, E. [1862], Mexico K000478782 No
Jan 1, 1955 s.coll. [210], Brazil K000864597 Yes
Pabst, G.F.J. [6808], Rio de Janeiro K000864598 Yes
Prance, G.T. [9200], Roraima K000864594 Yes

First published in Prodr. 2: 426 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Forero, E. & Castellanos, C. (eds.) (2019). Estudios en Leguminosas Colombianas 3: 1-398. Academia Colombiana de ciencias exactas, físicas y naturales.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Leroy, J.-F. & Mackee, H.S. (eds.) (1983). Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 12: 1-139. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru. Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Leroy, J.-F. & Mackee, H.S. (eds.) (1983). Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 12: 1-139. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru. Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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