Mimosa pudica

Family:FABACEAE
Species:Mimosa pudica L.
Common Name:SENSITIVE PLANT; SHAMEPLANT
Plant Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FACU (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Mimosa
Species Mimosa pudica L. - SENSITIVE PLANT; SHAMEPLANT

Citation

Citation MIMOSA PUDICA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 518. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: BRAZIL: Without data, Clifford Herb. 208.3 (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Brenan, Kew Bull. 1955: 185. 1955.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Baker FLAS  
Broward FTG  
Hillsborough USF  
Miami-Dade USF  

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Mimosa andreana Mimosa andreana Britton & Rose, in Britton & Killip, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 35: 151. 1936. TYPE: COLOMBIA: Cauca: Mercuadores, 29 Apr 1876, Andre 2921 (holotype: NY).
Mimosa endymionis Mimosa endymionis Martius, Flora 21(2, Beibl.): 51. 1838. TYPE: BRAZIL: Bahia: Malhada, s.d., Martius s.n. (holotype: M).
Mimosa hirsuta Mimosa hirsuta Moçiño & Sessé y Lacasta ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 2: 383. 1832, non Sprengel 1825. TYPE: MEXICO:
Mimosa hispidula Mimosa hispidula Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 252. 1824, non Smith 1793. TYPE: VENEZUELA: "in ripa fluminis Orinoci, prope Santa Barbara", s.d., Humboldt & Bonpland 1160 (holotype: P).
Mimosa irritabilis Mimosa irritabilis C. Presl, Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5. 3: 494. 1845. TYPE: MARTINIQUE: Without data, Kohaut s.n. (holotype: PR; isotypes: M, PRC, W).
Mimosa pudibunda Mimosa pudibunda Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 4: 1032. 1806. TYPE: BRAZIL: Bahia: Without data, Sieber s.n. (holotype: B-W).
Mimosa pudica forma glabrior Mimosa pudica Linnaeus, forma glabrior Bentham ex Fawcett & Rendle, Fl. Jamaica 4: 134. 1920.  
Mimosa pudica forma hispidior Mimosa pudica Linnaeus, forma hispidior Bentham ex Fawcett & Rendle, Fl. Jamaica 4: 134. 1920.  
Mimosa pudica var. glabrata Mimosa pudica Linnaeus, var. glabrata de Candolle, Prodr. 2: 426. 1825. TYPE: "in ins. Sancti-Domingi et Sancti-Thomasii', without data (holotype: Plumier, Pl. Amer. 9: t. 202. 1759).
Mimosa pudica var. pastoris Mimosa pudica Linnaeus, var. pastoris Barneby, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 65: 628. 1991. TYPE: GUYANA: Sand Creek, Rupununi River, Aug 1948, Wilson-Brown 23 (holotype: NY).
Mimosa pudica var. tetrandra Mimosa pudica Linnaeus, var. tetrandra (Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow) de Candolle, Prodr. 2: 426. 1825.BASIONYM: Mimosa tetrandra Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow 1806. 
Mimosa pudica var. unijuga Mimosa pudica Linnaeus, var. unijuga (Duchassaing de Fontbressin) Grisebach, Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 7: 211. 1857.BASIONYM: Mimosa unijuga Duchassaing de Fontbressin & Walpers 1850. 
Mimosa striatostipula Mimosa striatostipula Steudel, Flora 26: 758. 1843. TYPE: SURINAM:
Mimosa tetrandra Mimosa tetrandra Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 4: 1032. 1806. TYPE: COLOMBIA: "in ripa fluminis Magdalenae, prope Garapatas", s.d., Humboldt & Bonpland 1631 (holotype: B-W; isotype: P).
Mimosa unijuga Mimosa unijuga Duchassaing de Fontbressin & Walpers, Linnaea 23: 744. 1850. TYPE: GUADELOUPE: Without data, Duchassaing s.n. (lectotype: GOET; isotype: P). Lectotypified by Brenan, Kew Bull. 1955: 189. 1955.