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Mimosoideae


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One of the 3 subfamilies of Fabaceae (ranked sometimes as a family, Mimosaceae) of mainly woody plants, in which the leaves are often bi-pinnate. The flowers are regular; the sepals and petals are free and valvate; the stamens are commonly numerous. There are 56 genera, found mainly in the tropics.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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