Desmanthus pernambucanus

(Pigeon Bundleflower, Slender Mimosa)


Mimosaceae / Fabaceae


Desmanthus pernambucanus

Common name(s)

Pigeon Bundleflower, Slender Mimosa

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pale yellow; shrub

Distinguishing features

Leaves alternate, bipinnate, about 5 pairs of pinnae each with 3-40 pairs of leaflets. Flowers pale yellow in heads with 8-13 male flowers, few fertile, stamens 5. Pod brown to 7 cm long, 4 mm wide.

Scan of Desmanthus