Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Malawi have been excluded.

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Brenan, J.P.M. (1970) Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1)   
Coates Palgrave, K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002) Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa  
NamesFZ Divisions
3443.000 ALBIZIA Durazz.  
ALBIZZIA Durazz.  
Albizia adianthifolia (Schumach.) W. Wight
var. adianthifolia N,C,S
Albizia chirindensis (Swynn. ex Baker f.) Swynn. ex Steedman
Albizia amara (Roxb.) Boivin
subsp. sericocephala (Benth.) Brenan
Albizia sericocephala Benth.
Albizia anthelmintica (A. Rich.) Brongn. C,S
Albizia ambalusiana Sim
Albizia antunesiana Harms
Albizia glaberrima (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
var. glabrescens (Oliv.) Brenan
Albizia glabrescens Oliv.
Albizia gummifera (J.F. Gmel.) C.A. Sm. N,S
Albizia fastigiata sensu Eyles
Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Mimosa lebbeck L.
Albizia petersiana (Bolle) Oliv.
subsp. petersiana
Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
var. schimperiana C,S
Albizia maranguensis Taub. & Engl.
Albizia tanganyicensis Baker f. S
Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. var. australis Burtt Davy
Albizia rhodesica Burtt Davy
Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv. N,C,S
Albizia mossambicensis Sim
Albizia zimmermannii Harms C,S
Albizia nyasica Dunkley
3446.000 ACACIA Mill.  
VACHELLIA Wight & Arn.  
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth. N,C,S
Vachellia abyssinica (Hochst. ex Benth.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia amythethophylla Steud. ex A. Rich. N,C,S
Acacia buchananii Harms
Acacia macrothyrsa Harms
Vachellia amythethophylla (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia dealbata Link
Acacia erubescens Welw. ex Oliv. N
Acacia dulcis Marloth & Engl.
Senegalia erubescens (Welw. ex Oliv.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia galpinii Burtt Davy N,C,S
Senegalia galpinii (Burtt Davy) Seigler & Ebinger
Acacia gerrardii Benth.
var. gerrardii N,C
Vachellia gerrardii (Benth.) P.J.H. Hurter
Acacia goetzei Harms
subsp. goetzei C,S
Acacia mossambicensis sensu Wild
Acacia welwitschii sensu Eyles
Senegalia goetzei (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr. subsp. goetzei
Acacia goetzei Harms
subsp. microphylla Brenan N,C
Acacia joachimii Harms
Acacia ulugurensis Harms
Acacia van-meelii Gilbert & Boutique
Senegalia goetzei (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr. subsp. microphylla (Brenan) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia goetzei Harms N,C,S
Senegalia goetzei (Harms) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia hockii De Wild. N,C,S
Acacia seyal var. multijuga Schweinf. ex Baker f.
Acacia karroo Hayne C,S
Acacia horrida auct.
Acacia natalitia E. Mey.
Vachellia karroo (Hayne) Banfi & Galasso
Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
*Acacia melanoxylon R. Br. N(other?)
Acacia montigena Brenan & Exell N
Senegalia montigena (Brenan & Exell) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia nigrescens Oliv. N,C,S
Acacia pallens (Benth.) Rolfe
Senegalia nigrescens (Oliv.) P.J.H. Hurter
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
subsp. kraussiana (Vatke) Brenan N,S
Acacia benthamii Rochebr.
Vachellia nilotica (L.) P.J.H. Hurter & Mabb. subsp. kraussiana (Benth.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia pilispina Pic. Serm. S
Acacia polyacantha Willd.
subsp. campylacantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Brenan N,C,S
Acacia caffra sensu Eyles
Acacia campylacantha A. Rich.
Acacia pallens sensu Steedman
Acacia suma sensu Eyles
Senegalia polyacantha (Willd.) Seigler & Ebinger subsp. campylacantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia schweinfurthii Brenan & Exell C,S
Senegalia schweinfurthii (Brenan & Exell) Seigler & Ebinger
Acacia seyal Delile
var. fistula (Schweinf.) Oliv. C,S
Acacia fistula Schweinf.
Acacia seyal var. fistula × xanthophloea S
Acacia sieberiana DC.
var. woodii (Burtt Davy) Keay & Brenan N,S
Acacia vermoesenii De Wild.
Acacia woodii Burtt Davy
Vachellia sieberiana (DC.) Kyal. & Boatwr. var. woodii (Burtt Davy) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Acacia sieberiana DC.
var. sieberiana N,C
Vachellia sieberiana (DC.) Kyal. & Boatwr. var. sieberiana
Acacia xanthophloea Benth. S
Vachellia xanthophloea (Benth.) P.J.H. Hurter
3446.010 FAIDHERBIA A. Chev.  
Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev. N,S
Acacia albida Delile
3447.000 LEUCAENA Benth.  
Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) DeWit.
3449.000 MIMOSA L.  
Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright ex Sauvalle
var. diplotricha
Mimosa invisa Mart. ex Colla var. invisa
Mimosa mossambicensis Brenan [NrEnd] S
Mimosa pigra L. N,C,S
Mimosa asperata L.
Mimosa pellita sensu Brenan
Mimosa pudica L.
3451.000 NEPTUNIA Lour.  
Neptunia oleracea Lour. S
Mimosa prostrata Lam.
Neptunia prostrata (Lam.) Baill.
3452.000 DICHROSTACHYS (A. DC.) Wight & Arn.  
Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn. N,C,S
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
3458.000 AMBLYGONOCARPUS Harms  
Amblygonocarpus andongensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) Exell & Torre C
Amblygonocarpus obtusangulus (Welw. ex Oliv.) Harms
Amblygonocarpus schweinfurthii Harms
Tetrapleura andongensis Welw. ex Oliv.
3460.000 NEWTONIA Baill.  
Newtonia buchananii (Baker) G.C.C. Gilbert & Boutique S
Piptadenia buchananii Baker
3462.000 XYLIA Benth.  
Xylia torreana Brenan S
3467.000 ELEPHANTORRHIZA Benth.  
Elephantorrhiza goetzei (Harms) Harms
subsp. goetzei N,C,S
Elephantorrhiza rubescens Gibbs
Piptadenia goetzei Harms
Elephantorrhiza goetzei (Harms) Harms N,C,S
Elephantorrhiza rubescens Gibbs
Piptadenia goetzei Harms
3468.000 ENTADA Adans.  
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich. N,S
Entada chrysostachys (Benth.) Drake C,S
Acacia chrysostachys Sweet
Adenanthera chrysostachys Benth.
Entada kirkii Oliv.
Entada rheedei Spreng. N
Entada pursaetha DC.
Entada rheedii (Spreng) incorrect spelling
3469.000 PARKIA R. Br.  
Parkia filicoidea Oliv. N,C,S

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae., retrieved 6 December 2023

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