In <FINNR.33.0010A2A8 at bot.ku.dk>, FINNR at bot.ku.dk (Finn N Rasmussen) writes:
>The genus Mimosa is said to contain about 400 spp. The most common sp. is
>probably the widespread weedy Mimosa pudica, which has pink flowers. The cut
>off branches often sold as "Mimosa" are actually yellow flowered Acacia's,
>e.g. A. decurrens. My question is: Do all 400 true mimosa's have pink
>flowers? Can you be certain that a "yellow Mimosa" is never a true member of
>the genus Mimosa L.?
>>Finn N. Rasmussen, Botanical Laboratory, Copenhagen. Univ.
According to my references, true mimosas have 'white, pink, or reddish' flowers.