Fabaceae Lindl.
Mimosa L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 516 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 233 [secondary reference]
Smith, J.E (1795), A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland 1(4): 53 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 43 [pro parte taxonomic synonym]
pro parte taxonomic synonym of: Acacia Mill. legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 154 [secondary reference]
Britton, N.L. & Wilson, Percy (16 June 1924), Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands 5(3): 357 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Mimosa sensitiva L.
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 594 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 151 [secondary reference]
Pedley, L. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Mimosaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 334-335 [secondary reference]
Murray, L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Mimosa. Flora of New South Wales 2: 326 [secondary reference]
Du Puy, D.J. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993), Mimosaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 190-191 [secondary reference]
Dunlop, C.R., Leach, G.J. & Cowie, I.D. (1995), Flora of the Darwin Region 2: 25 [secondary reference]
Cowan, R.S. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Mimosaceae. Flora of Australia 12: 13 APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: ChI (naturalised), NT (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised)
Cowie, I.D., Short, P.S. & Osterkamp Madsen, M. (2000), Floodplain Flora. A flora of the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory, Australia: 86 [secondary reference]
Murray, L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Mimosa. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 379 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 314 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 547 [secondary reference]