, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 119–122

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

  • Rupert C. Barneby
  • Duane Isely


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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© The New York Botanical Garden 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rupert C. Barneby
    • 1
  • Duane Isely
    • 2
  1. 1.New York Botanical GardenBronx
  2. 2.Iowa State UniversityAmes

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