Can a Mimosa ever be yellow?
Michael L Roginsky
d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Sat Mar 30 17:26:16 EST 1996
In <4je7ig$1c5 at frazier.uoknor.edu> fjohnson at uoknor.edu (F. Johnson)
>In <FINNR.33.0010A2A8 at bot.ku.dk>, FINNR at bot.ku.dk (Finn N Rasmussen)
>>The genus Mimosa is said to contain about 400 spp. The most common
>>probably the widespread weedy Mimosa pudica, which has pink flowers.
>>off branches often sold as "Mimosa" are actually yellow flowered
>>e.g. A. decurrens. My question is: Do all 400 true mimosa's have
>>flowers? Can you be certain that a "yellow Mimosa" is never a true
>>the genus Mimosa L.?
>>Finn N. Rasmussen, Botanical Laboratory, Copenhagen. Univ.
>According to my references, true mimosas have 'white, pink, or
May I suggest you visit http://188.8.131.52/~Julius.html
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