Search for Legume Taxa

Search for taxa represented in the DELEP holdings. Click on the scientific name of a taxon to see its taxon profile!

Taxon Subfamily Common name(s) Growth Form Native Geographic Range No. Seed Accessions No. Living Accessionssort ascending
Mimosa emoryana
Caesalpinioideae
  • Emory mimosa
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
2 2
Acacia pyrifolia
Caesalpinioideae
  • kanji bush
3 2
Senna roemeriana
Caesalpinioideae
  • two-leaf senna
perennial herb
  • Southwestern North America
5 2
Vachellia schaffneri var. bravoensis
Caesalpinioideae
  • Schaffner acacia
  • twisted acacia
  • Southern North America
2 2
Acacia trineura
Caesalpinioideae
  • hindmarsh wattle
  • three-nerved wattle
2 2
Calliandra eriophylla
Caesalpinioideae
  • fairy duster
  • false mesquite
shrub
subshrub
  • Southwestern North America
11 2
Mimosa quadrivalvis var. latidens
Caesalpinioideae
  • sensitive briar
3 2
Prosopis velutina
Caesalpinioideae
  • velvet mesquite
14 2
Parkinsonia florida subsp. florida
Caesalpinioideae
  • blue palo verde
16 2
Bauhinia thonningii
Cercidoideae
  • monkeybread
  • mutukutu (Shona)
  • musekesa (Shona)
  • ihabahaba (Ndebele)
2 2
Acacia patagiata
Caesalpinioideae
  • salt gully wattle
1 2
Vachellia karroo
Caesalpinioideae
  • sweet thorn
  • Karoo thorn
  • soetdoring (Afrikaans)
  • umunga (Zulu)
  • isinga (Ndebele)
  • Southern Africa
7 2
Senegalia galpinii
Caesalpinioideae
  • monkey thorn
  • apiesdoring (Afrikaans)
  • mokala (Tswana)
  • Southern Africa
3 2
Lysiloma divaricatum
Caesalpinioideae
  • littleleaf lysiloma
  • mauto (Spanish)
6 2
Acacia mucronata
Caesalpinioideae
  • variable sallow wattle
  • narrow-leaved wattle
1 2
Mimosa ephedroides
Caesalpinioideae
  • prendador (Spanish)
  • pichana (Spanish)
shrub
  • Southern South America
2 2
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Caesalpinioideae
  • red bird-of-paradise
  • tavachín (Spanish)
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
  • Caribbean
10 2
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Caesalpinioideae
  • western honey mesquite
7 2
Vachellia schottii
Caesalpinioideae
  • Schott acacia
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
2 2
Acacia conferta
Caesalpinioideae
  • crowded-leaf wattle
1 2
Senna durangensis
Caesalpinioideae
  • Durango senna
7 2
Mimosa strigillosa
Caesalpinioideae
  • powderpuff
  • vergonzosa (Spanish)
perennial herb
  • South Central North America
  • Southeastern North America
  • South Central South America
2 2
Senegalia wrightii
Caesalpinioideae
  • Texas catclaw
  • Wright catclaw
  • South-Central North America
2 2
Vachellia vernicosa
Caesalpinioideae
  • Chihuahuan whitethorn
  • vinorama (Spanish)
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
7 2
Acacia heteroclita
Caesalpinioideae 1 2