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Taxon: Havardia pallens (Benth.) Britton & Rose

Genus: Havardia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Ingeae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 311913
Place of publication: N. Amer. fl. 23:42. 1928
Name verified on: 17-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua [n.e.], Coahuila [e.], Durango [e.], Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi [e.], Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas [s.], Hidalgo [n.], Oaxaca [s.e.], Queretaro [n.], Veracruz


  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes. 1996. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and allies. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(1):169.
  • Gunn, C. R. 1984. Fruits and seeds of genera in the subfamily Mimosoideae (Fabaceae). Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1681:154.
  • Nielsen, I. C. 1981. Tribe 5. Ingeae Benth. Advances in legume systematics. 1:184. [accepts the genus Havardia with H. brevifolia as type].


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Images or nodulation data:

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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