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Vernacular names of plants within the Tribe Mimoseae

black ambret
humble plant
sensitive plant

Hierarchical position of the Tribe Mimoseae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Fabanae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Fabales Bromhead
pub. Edinburgh New Philos. J. 25: 126. Jul 1838.
common name: legumes
   Familia  Mimosaceae R. Br. in Flinders
pub. Voy. Terra Austr. 2: 551. 19 Jul 1814.
   Subfamilia  Mimosoideae (R. Br.) DC.
pub. Prodr. 2: 424. mid Nov 1825.
   Tribus  Mimoseae Bronn
pub. Form. Pl. Legumin.: 78, 127, 130. 1822.

Named members of the Tribe Mimoseae

   Subtribus  Mimosinae Benth.
pub. J. Bot. (Hooker) 2: 128. Apr 1840.
   Genus  Mimosa L.
pub. (1753)
common name: sensitive plant

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

For an index to other topics see

   Plant tribes



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