Mimosa diplotricha Sauvalle

Common name

English: Creeping Sensitive Plant

Mandarin: 巴西含羞草 (ba xi han xiu cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2323)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2225)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1882)

      Order: Fabales (215)

        Family: Fabaceae (215) (family description)

          Genus: Mimosa (7)

           Epithet: diplotricha Sauvalle (1)

Synonym: Mimosa invisa Colla

diplotricha => having two kinds of hairs

invisa => hated or hostile

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Mimosa diplotricha at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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