Mimosoideae

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Mimosoideae

Description

Stamens 15-indefinite, filaments free or very shortly connate at base;

Distribution

Pantropical and warm temperate areas present
Pantropical and warm temperate areas all over the world.

Notes

Vassal (l.c.) recognized two genera, Acacia and Faidherbia A. Chev. The second genus, widespread in (sub)tropical Africa, is monotypic [F. albida (Del.) A. Chev.] and is based on Acacia albida Del.

Citation

Vassal - in Polhill & Raven, Adv. Leg. Syst. 1. 1981: 169
Hutch. - in Gen. Fl. Pl. 1964: 280
Taub. - in E. & P., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3. 1891: 108
Benth. & Hook. f. - in Gen. Pl. 1865: 594