Mimosa scabrella

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Mimosa scabrella

Description

A quick-growing, unarmed tree to 15-20 m high, characterized by a dense indumentum of stellate hairs on the leaflets.

Distribution

Argentina present, SE Brazil present
SE Brazil, Argentina.

Notes

Imported in Malesia (Papua New Guinea) as a shade tree in coffee plantations (Verdcourt 1. c.). The wood is suitable for plywood and paper pulp (Burkart 1979).

Citation

Burkart, Las Leguminosas Arg., ed. 2. 1952: 125
Verdc., Manual New Guin. Legum. 1979: 154
Fl. Illus. Catarinense, Legum. Mimos. 1979: f. 27-29