Mimosa pudica L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 518 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Tropical America. It is an annual, perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses and social uses, as animal food and a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Fiji, Florida, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Maryland, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Barua, K.N. & Khatry, P.K. (2009). Alien forest weeds in upper Brahmaputra valler and hill zones of Assam. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 414-422.
  • Bhellum, B.L. (2012). Flora exotica of Jammu and Kashmir (List- I). Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 36: 33-45.
  • Buragohain, S. & Sarma, G.C. (2009). The exotic weeds of Guwahati, Assam and their role in employment generation. Pleione 3(1): 45-49.
  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Forero, E. & Castellanos, C. (eds.) (2019). Estudios en Leguminosas Colombianas 3: 1-398. Academia Colombiana de ciencias exactas, físicas y naturales.
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  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2. Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Gonzalez, F., Nelson Diaz, J. & Lowry, P. (1995). Flora Illustrada de San Andrés y Providencia: 1-281. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Colombia.
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  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands. Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • 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.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico. Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
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Flora of the Cayman Islands

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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.
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  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Barua, K.N. & Khatry, P.K. (2009). Alien forest weeds in upper Brahmaputra valler and hill zones of Assam. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 414-422.
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  • 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.
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  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2. Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
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  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae). Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands. Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
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  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands. Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • 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.
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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 3, 2014 Calatayud, G.; et al. [4324] Peru K000966972 Yes
Jan 31, 2008 Melo, M.R.C.S.; Carvalho, M.T.; Sobrinha, V. [176] Brazil K000864586 Yes
Jan 1, 2006 Juárez García, G.; Cruz Espinosa, A.C. [873] Mexico K000503996 Yes
Oct 1, 2005 Harvey, Y.B. [72] Cameroon K000338224 No
May 1, 2005 Etuge, M. [5259] Cameroon K000338223 No
Apr 1, 2002 Arbo, M.M.; Carvalho, A.M.; Ferrucci, M.S.; Jardim, J.G.; Sant´Ana, S.C. [7764] Brazil K000864587 Yes
Jan 1, 2002 Arbo, M.M.; Jardim, J.G.; Ferrucci, M.S.; Sant´Ana, S.C. [7187] Brazil K000864588 Yes
Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10137] Cameroon K000108288 No
Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1851] Cameroon K000108292 No
Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1847] Cameroon K000108293 No
Jan 1, 1997 Rivero, E. [206] Bolivia K000503998 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Rodríguez M., L.C. [160] Mexico K000503997 Yes
Mar 1, 1995 Botteri [673b] Mexico K000503778 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Martínez Salas, E.M. [13378] Mexico K000504000 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Martínez Salas, E.M. [12269] Mexico K000503999 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P.; Nascimento, N.S. [3448] Brazil K000091160 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Martínez Salas, E.M.; Aguilar, M.G. [12328] Mexico K000478775 Yes
Jan 29, 1985 Rivero, E. [206], Bolivia K000503998 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Delgado S, A.; Torres, L.; Mercado, P.; Wong, A. [1455] Mexico K000478774 Yes
Feb 1, 1983 Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [621] Brazil K000091035 Yes
Feb 1, 1983 Pirani, J.R.; Cordeiro, I.; Furlan, A.; Semir, J.; Menezes, N.L.; Giulietti, A.M.; Rossi, L. [CFCR1614] Brazil K000091034 Yes
Feb 1, 1983 Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [1167] Brazil K000091036 Yes
Dec 15, 1978 Ule, E. [8129] Brazil K000864589 Yes
Jun 1, 1972 Maas, P.J.M.; Maas, H. [234] Brazil K000864583 Yes
Sep 28, 1969 Calatayud, G.; et al. [4324], Peru K000966972 Yes
Sousa, M.; Schubert, B.G.; Rudd, V.E. [4977] Mexico K000478777 Yes
Langlassé, E. [362] Mexico K000478776 Yes
Pedra do Cavalo, G. [195] Brazil K000091037 Yes
Bourgeau, E. [1759] Mexico K000478779 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5292] K001120405 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dodge, C.W.; Allen, P.H. [17358] Panama K001473902 Yes
Rodriguez, D.; Ramos, H. [6790] El Salvador K001532132 No
Sousa, M.; Ramamoorthy, T.; Hernández, H.; Cortés, L. [11693] Mexico K000478787 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5292] K001120410 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cordeiro, M.R. [2488] Brazil K000864585 Yes
Hostmann [627] Suriname K000864581 Yes
Martínez Calderon, G. [1930] Mexico K000478778 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5292] K001120409 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5292] K001120411 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5292] India K001120408 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner, G. [889] Brazil K000864582 Yes
Junghuhn, F. [719] Indonesia K000791072 Holotype Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5292] K001120406 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bisby, F.A. [1229] Brazil K000864584 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5292] K001120407 Unknown Type Material Yes
n/a K000866184 Yes
Venezuela K001473889 Yes
Venezuela K001473890 Yes
Venezuela K001473891 Yes
Venezuela K001473892 Yes
Venezuela K001473893 Yes
Venezuela K001473894 Yes
n/a K001473895 Yes
n/a K001473896 Yes
n/a K001473897 Yes
n/a K001473898 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473900 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473901 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473902 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473903 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473904 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473905 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473906 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473907 Yes
W. Trop. Amer.; Panama K001473908 Yes
Peru K001473909 Yes
Bolivia K001473910 Yes
Bolivia K001473911 Yes
Bolivia K001473912 Yes
Venezula/ Ecuador K001473913 Yes
Venezula/ Ecuador K001473914 Yes
Venezula/ Ecuador K001473916 Yes
Venezula/ Ecuador K001473917 Yes
Colombia. Venezuela K001473918 Yes
Colombia. Venezuela K001473919 Yes
Colombia. Venezuela K001473920 Yes
n/a K001473921 Yes
n/a K001473922 Yes
n/a K001473923 Yes
n/a K001473924 Yes
W.Trop: Colombia K001473925 Yes
W.Trop: Colombia K001473926 Yes
W.Trop: Colombia K001473927 Yes
W.Trop: Colombia K001473928 Yes
W.Trop: Colombia K001473929 Yes
W.Trop: Colombia K001473930 Yes
Columbia K001473931 Yes
Peru K001473932 Yes
n/a K001473899 No
Venezula/ Ecuador K001473915 No

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