Caesalpinia mimosoides

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Caesalpinia mimosoides
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Caesalpinia mimosoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Caesalpinia
Species: C. mimosoides
Binomial name
Caesalpinia mimosoides
Lam 1785. Encycl. 1: 462.

Caesalpinia mimosoides is a liana species[1] in the genus Caesalpinia. Its distribution includes: Bangladesh, Yunnan in China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Gallic acid can be extracted from the plant.[2] It is a food plant for the caterpillars of Eurema blanda.


  1. ^ Flora of China: retrieved on 2016-11-04
  2. ^ Antimicrobial gallic acid from Caesalpinia mimosoides Lamk. Anchana Chanwitheesuk, Aphiwat Teerawutgulrag, Jeremy D. Kilburn and Nuansri Rakariyatham, Food Chemistry, Volume 100, Issue 3, 2007, pp. 1044-1048, doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2005.11.008

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