HyperDic: mimosoideae

English > 1 sense of the word Mimosoideae:
NOUNplantMimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideaealternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
English > Mimosoideae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae.
Synonymsubfamily Mimosoideae
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
MembersAdenanthera, genus Adenantherasmall genus of trees of tropical Asia and Pacific areas
Anadenanthera, genus Anadenanthera2 species of tropical American shrubs or trees
Enterolobium, genus Enterolobiumsmall genus of tropical American timber trees closely allied to genus Albizia
Leucaena, genus Leucaenasmall genus of tropical evergreen trees or shrubs having pods like those of the acacia
Lysiloma, genus Lysilomasmall genus of tropical American trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and flat straight pods
Parkia, genus Parkiagenus of tropical Old World trees
Piptadenia, genus PiptadeniaTropical American trees and shrubs
Pithecellobium, genus Pithecellobium, Pithecolobium, genus Pithecolobiumthorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia
Prosopis, genus Prosopisgenus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees
genus Acacialarge genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia
genus Albizia, genus Albizzialarge genus of unarmed trees and shrubs of Old World tropics
genus Calliandragenus of pinnate-leaved shrubs and small trees of tropical and subtropical North and South America and India and West Africa
genus Ingagenus of tropical trees or shrubs
genus Mimosagenus of spiny woody shrubs or trees
Broaderrosid dicot familyA family of dicotyledonous plants

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