juliflora (Sw.) Willd., Mimosa juliflora
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up to 1000m
||Pods pale – yellow, glabrous, constricted between the seeds, many seeded.
||Along road sides, on dry localities.
||Indigenous to West Indies and Mexico
||Bark thick, brown or blackish, shallowly fissured.
|Distribution in chandigarh
||Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, Rock garden, Patiala-ki-Rao Reserved Forest, Sukhna Choe Reserve Forest & Sukhna Lake , Manimajara and Daria, Sector 1, Sector 9, Sector 26
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Branches greyish, with stipules spines to 1 cm long. Rachis, pinnae 1 – 2 (3) pairs, leaflets 16 – 24 pairs, oblique oblong, obtuse, glabrous, ligulate. Spikes 1 several, axillary or terminal, calyx faintly 5 – toothed. corolla creamish; petals tomentose inside. Ovary stipitate. Pods pale – yellow, glabrous, constricted between the seeds, many seeded.
||Leaves alternate, bipinnate, with 1-3 pairs of pinnae, prolonged beyond the last pinnae as a soft bristle. Leaflets 10-20 pairs, entire, oblong, obtuse, sometimes mucronate. Stipules spiny, generally 1.0 cm or less long, in pair.