Mimosa pigra L.

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
9182002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed riverine fringeAt compound of Zambezi Nightclub/Restaurant, Katima Mulilo0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724A4 938-17.48282024.2526007
91396030 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In reedbedsKalimbeza Channel, Zambezi0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 932-17.54433024.5200507
91405030 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Sandy riverbank, full sunKalimbeza Channel, Zambezi0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 933-17.53143024.5388907
91415030 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
RiverbankKalimbeza Channel, Zambezi0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 937-17.53727024.6076907
91305429 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Floodplain grasslandMutoya Lodge, Kalimbeza0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 937-17.55641024.4736807
69703023 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In sandy soil among basalt rocks by river bed.Kandahar Fishing site 7, Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D4 W898-17.85340025.7604307
76620021 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
J Laing
BT Wursten
On riverbankEdge of river, Zambezi Sands River Lodge. 176,1780Zimbabwe1725D3 W912-17.84539025.5832406
69705218 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
J Laing
R Shattock
BT Wursten
On seasonally flooded sandbank in river.Zambezi River, Zambezi National Park1760Zimbabwe1725D3 W908-17.84188225.6085647
68614123 Nov 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
F Arthur
BT Wursten
In floodplain grasslandUrema floodplain, Gorongosa National Park. 140Mozambique1834C4 MS25-18.88395034.4150007
68236022 May 2015M Coates Palgrave
H Dawson
Water's edge on islandZambezi River, opposite Gombe Camp590Zimbabwe1529D2 N340-15.61375029.8712837
71492014 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_013A
BT Wursten
FloodplainLake Urema Floodplain, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS23Spreading, creeping to erect shrubby semi-woody plant, spiny, flowers ball shaped and pale pink. Fruits rusty-coloured when ripe and hairy, bean-shaped, flat, arranged in a whorl. Fruits green when unripe. Leaves are compound with small oblong leaflets, and sensitive to touch.-18.90169034.4377407
71493014 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_013B
BT Wursten
EOWBL

FloodplainLake Urema Floodplain, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS23Spreading, creeping to erect shrubby semi-woody plant, spiny, flowers ball shaped and pale pink. Fruits rusty-coloured when ripe and hairy, bean-shaped, flat, arranged in a whorl. Fruits green when unripe. Leaves are compound with small oblong leaflets, and sensitive to touch.-18.90169034.4377407
71494014 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_013C
BT Wursten
FloodplainLake Urema Floodplain, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS23Spreading, creeping to erect shrubby semi-woody plant, spiny, flowers ball shaped and pale pink. Fruits rusty-coloured when ripe and hairy, bean-shaped, flat, arranged in a whorl. Fruits green when unripe. Leaves are compound with small oblong leaflets, and sensitive to touch.-18.90169034.4377407
71495014 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_013D
BT Wursten
FloodplainLake Urema Floodplain, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS23Spreading, creeping to erect shrubby semi-woody plant, spiny, flowers ball shaped and pale pink. Fruits rusty-coloured when ripe and hairy, bean-shaped, flat, arranged in a whorl. Fruits green when unripe. Leaves are compound with small oblong leaflets, and sensitive to touch.-18.90169034.4377407
59052015 May 2014MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Edge of streamBy golf course, Elephant Hills Resort, Vic Falls0Zimbabwe1725D4 W905-17.90856025.8325307
4315807 Sep 2012BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
Alluvial soil in riverbedAlong Chimoio-Manica road at Revue bridge, Messica0Mozambique1833C3 MS625-18.98767933.0494217
43157031 Aug 2012BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
Riverbank Pungwe Flats near Pungwe River Bridge, Beira Road0Mozambique1934B3 MS6-19.44607134.5347867
48200013 Jun 2011M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
3598
BNRH

Niassa Reserve, Metapiri, along Lugenda River0Mozambique N3310
110442013 Jun 2011M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
OM3598
OG Maurin
LMA

BNRH

JRAU

Niassa Reserve, Metapiri, along Lugenda River.-x000D- -x000D- [No GPS data on label, but locality details are the same as OM3597, so the same co-ordinates have been entered into the database].0Mozambique1237C1 N331Along Lugenda River.-x000D- -x000D- UJ DNA No. UJ06988-12.54769437.2086676
40402413 Jul 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB766
BT Wursten
LMU

Floodplain grasslandHippo House, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834D3 MS15-18.91471734.5171677
40401114 Feb 2007BT Wursten
BT Wursten
FloodplainAlong road no4, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS20-18.89668934.3928975
110441023 Dec 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9758
JE Burrows
BNRH

Mecuburri River bridge on road from Membe to Mazua.0Mozambique1440A2 N50Small spiny shrub to 2 m, growing in sandy riverbed, fls pink. Occasional.2
4042225 Apr 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Sand banks by river.Island 2, Katombora, Zambezi R160Zambia1725C4 LL298268S9100
9487007 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis
1381
C Mannheimer
BA Curtis
WIND

Caprivi: Impalila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 93080 cm high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 80 cm tall, riverine. Stems: reddish-brown, hairy, with tiny, hooked, scattered thorns. Rachis hairy, glandular, with paired thorns between pinnae. Flowers in pink balls. Pods: in clusters. Very hairy and glandular.-17.78330025.2075005
9457001 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis
1282
BA Curtis
WIND

Caprivi: Floodplain near Schuckmannsburg, East Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D2 0150 cm high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 150 cm tall. In a thicket of Mimosa and Sesbania. Pale pink flower balls. Glandular pods. Compound leaves that close when touched.-17.54750024.7972204
8291808 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
991
RE Gereau
MO

Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1 N1000Shrub, armed; 70-80 cm tall; flowers pale pink, fruits golden-green; leaves close when touched.-8.68333329.5333335
82919018 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
1932
RE Gereau
MO

In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils.Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 990Zambia1230C1 C1170Frequent shrub at edge of water; flowers pink with yellow pollen; pods golden-green, maturing dark brown-black.-12.53861130.2277785
95247014 Jan 1956B de Winter
B de Winter
4248
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Andara Mission Station.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Shrub; Notes: Thorny shrub growing on river banks. Flowering heads pink; pods rust brown setose. Leaves close up like those of M. pudica when touched.-18.12500021.3750002

Total records found: 28



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Mimosa pigra.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=126290, retrieved 3 August 2020

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