Overview

Distribution

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Calliandra humilis Benth.:
Mexico (Mesoamerica)
United States (North America)

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Calliandra herbacea Engelm.:
Mexico (Mesoamerica)
United States (North America)

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National Distribution

United States

Origin: Unknown/Undetermined

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Unknown/Undetermined

Confidence: Confident

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Global Range: S.w. Texas, s.w. New Mexico, Arizona, and n. Mexico

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Ecology

Habitat

Comments: Open rocky, igneous and limestone soils, wooded ravines, swales (Isely, 1973).

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure

Reasons: 78 U.S. sites mapped by Isely. Presumably this species is at least a G4, and, depending on the Mexican distribution, may even be ranked G5. No information is available on the abundance within U.S.

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Wikipedia

Calliandra humilis

Calliandra humilis (common name dwarf stickpea) is a species of flowering plants of the genus Calliandra in the Fabaceae family.

Uses[edit]

The Zuni people use the powdered root of this plant three times a day for rashes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye 1980 A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388 (p. 376)
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