Monographs Details: Mimosa paucifolia var. scoparia Barneby
Authors:Rupert C. Barneby
Authority: Barneby, Rupert C. 1991. Sensitivae Censitae. A description of the genus Mimosa Linnaeus (Mimosaceae) in the New World. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 65: 1-835.
Family:Mimosaceae
Description:Variety Description - Characters as given in key to varieties; capitula 3.5-4 mm diam.; calyx 0.2-0.25 mm and bisexual corollas 1.2-2 mm; filaments exserted ±2.5 mm.

Distribution and Ecology - In brown sandy soil of campo near 1200 m, known only from the heights of Sa. do Cabral (±17°45'S, 44°20'W) in centr. Minas Gerais. Map22.

Discussion:

The mildly aberrant features of var. scoparia, first described from Irwin’s collection made in 1970, have been confirmed by a second gathering (CFCR 6392) from the type-locality.

Distribution:Brazil South America| Minas Gerais Brazil South America|