catclaw mimosa
Mimosa pigra L.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Mimosa
Subject: Mimosa pigra L.

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
amourette, bashful plant, black mimosa, dormilona, giant mimosa, thorny sensitive plant

Related Scientific Names:
Mimosa pellita Kunth ex Willd. (Synonym)


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