African Plant Database

Mimosa pudica L.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 518 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Mimosa
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Taxon infra-specific
Mimosa pudica var. hispida Brenan
Mimosa pudica var. unijuga (Duchass. & Walp.) Griseb.
Mimosa pudica var. tetrandra (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) DC.
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry; Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa. Asia, New World, Europe,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:261, 214 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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