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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 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.[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.