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Acacia farnesiana

Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.

Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. var. farnesiana

Acacia minuta (M.E. Jones) R.M. Beauch.

Acacia minuta (M.E. Jones) R.M. Beauch. ssp. densiflora (Alexander ex Small) R.M. Beauch.

Acacia smallii Isely

Mimosa farnesiana L.

Pithecellobium minutum M.E. Jones

Vachellia densiflora Alexander ex Small

Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn.

Mimosa, Prickly Acacia, Sweet Acacia

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusAcaciaThorny shrubs or trees
SpeciesfarnesianaAftere the Farnese gardens on the Palatine Hill in Rome, where a man named Tobia Aldini was the curator. Aldini published a book in Rome in 1625 with high-quality engravings describing a number of these plants, including Acacia farnesiana which was collected in San Domingo

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Acacia farnesiana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 24 Oct 2016.

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Acacia farnesiana (Mimosa, Prickly Acacia, Sweet Acacia)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 4½ × 3½" (11 × 9.6 cm)

Acacia farnesiana (Mimosa, Prickly Acacia, Sweet Acacia)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 4½ × 4½" (11 × 11 cm)

Acacia farnesiana (Mimosa, Prickly Acacia, Sweet Acacia)

5/24/2009 · Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ
≈ 1 × 1¼" (2.8 × 3.2 cm) ID is uncertain

Acacia farnesiana (Mimosa, Prickly Acacia, Sweet Acacia)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)

Acacia farnesiana (Mimosa, Prickly Acacia, Sweet Acacia)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 4½ × 3½" (11 × 9.6 cm)

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