Mimosa diplotricha C.Wright

First published in Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 5: 405 (1869)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is a subshrub or perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as animal food and a medicine and has environmental uses.

Descriptions

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated, Guinea-Congolian anthropic landscapes
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Cola De Iguana, Giant Sensitive Plant, Rabo De Iguana, Sierrilla, Wagadrogadro Levu, Zarza, Zarza Zonza
[ILDIS]

Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Pacific. Elevation range: 200–1200 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Boyacá, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, Nariño, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb, Subshrub, Climbing.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
[UPFC]

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 200 - 1200 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto, trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada
[CPLC]

Uses

Use
Environmental, Forage, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Weed, Wood
[ILDIS]

Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
[UPFC]

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 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 Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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