, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 119-122

Reevaluation of Mimosa biuncifera and M. texana (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae)

  • Rupert C. BarnebyAffiliated withNew York Botanical Garden
  • , Duane IselyAffiliated withIowa State University

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Mimosa biuncifera, as currently defined in southwestern United States, is shown to comprise two related species,M. biuncifera s. str. andM. texana, distinguished primarily by position of the nodal aculei. Taxonomic synonyms ofM. biuncifera areM. lindheimeri andM. warnockii (the first undisputed, the second provisional);M. texana includesM. wherryana.