Mimosoideae

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Mimosoideae

Description

Stamens as many or twice as many as the petals, free or ± connate at base;

Distribution

Pantropical to warm temperate present
Pantropical to warm temperate.

Uses

According to Foxworthy (l.c.), the wood is moderately hard and heavy, specific gravity 0.525, golden brown, with a fine grain similar to that of Albizia acle. Used for furniture, light construction, flooring, telegraph poles. Sometimes planted.

Citation

Hutch. - in Gen. Fl. Pl. 1964: 281
Taubert - in E. & P., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3. 1891: 114
Lewis & Elias - in Polhill & Raven (eds.), Adv. Leg. Syst. 1. 1981: 155
Hutch. - in Gen. Fl. Pl. 1964: 283
Taubert - in E. & P., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3. 1891: 117
Taubert - in E. & P., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3. 1891: 121
Benth. & Hook. f. - in Gen. Pl. 1865: 592
Benth. & Hook. f. - in Gen. Pl. 1865: 589