EPPO Global Database

Mimosa pigra(MIMPI)

Code created in: 2002-07-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MIMPI
  • Preferred name: Mimosa pigra
  • Authority: Linnaeus


USA (southwest), Mexico, Caribbean, South America (except south and west coast). Introduced in Bangladesh, Indochina, China (Taiwan), most of Africa, Madagascar, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
bushy sensitive plant English (AU)
catclaw mimosa English (US)
thorny sensitive plant English
acacia paresseuse French
aroma de agua Spanish (CU)
carbón Spanish (HN)
sinverguenza Spanish (GT)
zorzón Spanish
malícia-de-boi Portuguese