Shaktir Hybrids between Albizia gummifera and Albizia grandibracteata have been recorded. Extracts also showed in-vitro antimalarial activity against Plasmodium falciparumalthough much less than chloroquine used as reference drug. Approximately 35 a,bizia are found in continental Africa and about 30 in Madagascar. It is also used as firewood and for charcoal production. The use of a filler is necessary to obtain a good finish. As Albizia gummifera gummifera Steedman, E.

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Sharamar Quarter-sawn surfaces are often striped. Citation in scholarly articles. Albizia mainaea Villiers is a small tree up to 15 m albozia with a bole diameter up to 60 cm, widespread in western and southern Madagascar.

Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images 4. A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Seeds can be stored for more than one year in a sealed container in a cool place, after adding ash to reduce insect damage. New macrocyclic spermine budmunchiamine alkaloids from Albizia gummifera: The foliage is browsed by goats.

Seeds for planting should be collected from the trees before the pods dehisce, to avoid insect damage. The wood dust may cause irritation to nose and throat. Logs are traditionally used for the construction of canoes. In DR Congo a leaf infusion, together with other ingredients, is used in a vapour bath to treat fever, in Uganda the pounded leaf is taken mixed with other ingredients to treat diarrhoea, and in Kenya a root infusion is drunk to treat tonsillitis.

Freshly harvested logs float in water and can be transported by river. In Zimbabwe it was reported to be fast growing, strongly fire resistant, and only slightly sensitive to frost Palmer and Pitman A list gummlfera Rhodesian Legumes. Albizia gummifera Albizia mahalao Capuron is close to Albizia viridisbut has oblong to elliptical leaflets not rhombic. Once adequate vegetative propagation techniques have been developed, Albizia gummifera deserves to be promoted for planting.

The heartwood is resistant to impregnation by preservatives. There are 10,—15, seeds per kg. A fine and firm seedbed is required for even germination and vigorous seedling growth. In Kenya a bark infusion is taken to treat malaria, in Uganda to hasten parturition.

Kirkia 8 2 Page Hybrids between Albizia gummifera and Albizia grandibracteata have been recorded. The useful plants of West Tropical Africa. The roots and leaves are purgative and are used in Madagascar to treat diarrhoea and eye troubles.

Volume 3, part 1. It is also used as firewood and for charcoal production. Albizia gummifera is widespread and locally common, also in secondary forest. In an experiment in Ethiopia, the leaves and twigs of Albizia gummifera contained per g dry matter: It is useful as a general purpose timber and is used to make beehives, mortars, water troughs, and boats. Albizia gummifera Treatment of the logs with preservatives is necessary if they are to be left in the forest for some time, to avoid damage by fungi or insects.

Forest Ecology and Management It is a small tree up to 10 —15 m tall, rather frequent on sandy soils in southern Albozia. Trees qlbizia Central Africa. There are 6 Wikipedia citations related to Albizia gummifera J.

The foliage is browsed by goats. The Leguminosae of Madagascar. Albizia gummifera flowering branch obtained from Zimbabweflora. Scarification improves the germination capacity and vigour of the seeds. Medium-sized deciduous tree up to 30 m tall; bole straight and cylindrical, up to 75 — cm in diameter, without buttresses or with small, thick buttresses; bark yellowish to grey, usually smooth, inner bark with clear gum; crown flattened; young branches finely pubescent, but soon glabrescent.

Albizia gummifera is planted as an ornamental shade tree. Confined mostly to temperate zones, and is sensitive to frost. It has good lopping and coppicing ability when young. The heartwood is yellowish brown or reddish brown, often with a golden tinge, and distinctly demarcated from the 7—10 cm wide pale yellow or white sapwood.

Shimane University, Matsue, Japan, pp. It resembles Albizia gummiferabut can be distinguished by its grooved leaf rachis, almost completely glabrous leaflets and pubescent pods. It is recommended for alley farming systems, mixed cropping, and for plantation crop plantings with coffee and bananas. TOP 10 Related.



Protologue: Bull. Kew 5 : Vernacular names Peacock flower, smooth-bark flat-crown En. Farroba de Lala, mpepe Po. Mkenge, mchapia tumbili, mchani mbao, mshai Sw. Origin and geographic distribution Albizia gummifera is widespread, occurring from eastern Nigeria to western Ethiopia and Kenya, and south to Zimbabwe and Mozambique; also in central Madagascar.


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