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