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(1079) Mimosa

Reference work entry

1927 AD. Discovered 1927 Jan. 14 by G. Van Biesbroeck at Williams Bay.

Named after a genus of leguminous trees, shrubs, and herbs of tropical and warm regions with usually bipinnate often prickly leaves and globular heads of small white or pink flowers. (H 102)

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