Definition of Mimosoideae
1. Noun. Alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fabaceae, Family Fabaceae, Family Leguminosae, Legume Family, Leguminosae, Pea Family
Member holonyms: Genus Mimosa, Genus Acacia, Adenanthera, Genus Adenanthera, Genus Albizia, Genus Albizzia, Anadenanthera, Genus Anadenanthera, Genus Calliandra, Enterolobium, Genus Enterolobium, Genus Inga, Genus Leucaena, Leucaena, Genus Lysiloma, Lysiloma, Genus Parkia, Parkia, Genus Piptadenia, Piptadenia, Genus Pithecellobium, Genus Pithecolobium, Pithecellobium, Pithecolobium, Genus Prosopis, Prosopis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mimosoideae
Literary usage of Mimosoideae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"mimosoideae, and the Judas tree of southern Europe ... Thc climbing mimosoideae show no anomalous growth in thickness, but in some cases thc stcm becomes ..."
2. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"In regard to the sub-families, the mimosoideae are entirely absent in Europe, ... mimosoideae. Leaves twice pinnate; flowers in ..."
3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"T *Parkinsonia aculeata L. - T Senna atomaria (L.) Irwin & Barneby - T mimosoideae - MIMOSA SUBFAMILY Acacia pringlei Rose ssp. californica ..."
4. Genes in the Field: On-Farm Conservation of Crop Diversity by Stephen B. Brush (2000)
"Traditional management and morphological variation in Leucaena esculenta (Fabaceae: mimosoideae) in the Mixtec region of Guerrero, Mexico, Economic Botany ..."