Mimosa verrucosa 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Mimosa verrucosa
Species Authority: Benth.
Common Name(s):
Spanish Jurema Branca, Jurema De Oieras

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: North-east Brazil.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Bahia, Ceará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Common on hillsides, this shrubby tree is found on caatinga.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is slowly declining as a result of exploitation for timber and fuel.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Mimosa verrucosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32979A9740149. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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