Brittonia

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 119–122

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

Authors

  • Rupert C. Barneby
    • New York Botanical Garden
  • Duane Isely
    • Iowa State University
Article

DOI: 10.2307/2807262

Cite this article as:
Barneby, R.C. & Isely, D. Brittonia (1986) 38: 119. doi:10.2307/2807262
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Abstract

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.

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