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Taxon: Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright

Genus: Mimosa
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 313380
Place of publication: F. A. Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 5:405. 1869 (Fl. cub. 34)
Comment: see Taxonomic Literature (TL-2) 5:79. 1985 for author
Name verified on: 11-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Apr-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 1 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.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL*, MA*, NC*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • giant sensitive-plant   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – English
  • dormideira   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • juquirí-rasteiro   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • malícia-de-mulher   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • sensitiva   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:197. 1997)
  • Environmental: soil improver   (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:197. 1997)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide Mem NYBG 65:201. 1991)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Noxweed Aust, as M. invisa; L NWeeds Hawaii as M. invisa)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru - Huanuco
    Southern South America: Paraguay

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Mayotte; Reunion
    Africa [tropical]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    North Indian Ocean: British Indian Ocean Terr - Diego Garcia
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia [n.]
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa; Fiji; New Caledonia; Niue; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna Islands

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?313380 (23 November 2014)

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