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Mariosousa willardiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae[1]
(unranked): Mimosoid clade[1]
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 13 species 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 genus Acacia.[2]

Species List[edit]


  1. ^ a b The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Maslin B. "List of Acacia sensu lato species". World Wide Wattle. Retrieved 31 December 2013.