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Mariosousa willardiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Tribe: Acacieae
Genus: Mariosousa
Seigler & Ebinger
Type species
Mariosousa coulteri (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger

13; see text.

Mariosousa Distribution Map.svg
The range of the genus Mariosousa.
  • the Acacia coulteri group

Mariosousa is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Mimosoideae. Members of this genus were formerly considered to belong to the related genus Acacia.[1]

Species List[edit]


  1. ^ a b Seigler DS, Ebinger JE, Miller JT. (2006). "Mariosousa, a New Segregate Genus from Acacia s.l. (Fabaceae, Mimosoideae) from Central and North America.". Novon 16 (3): 413–420. doi:10.3417/1055-3177(2006)16[413:MANSGF]2.0.CO;2. 
  2. ^ Maslin B.. "List of Acacia sensu lato species". World Wide Wattle. Retrieved 31 December 2013.