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Taxon: Albizia gummifera (J. F. Gmel.) C. A. Sm.

 
Genus: Albizia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 2134
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1930:218. 1930
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Aug-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as revegetator
  • Materials: wood (used as a substitute for oak)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Rwanda, Zaire (e.)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria (s.e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


References:

  1. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. (F Angol)
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Keay, R. W. J. et al. Nigerian trees. (Nigerian T)
  5. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  6. Nielsen, I. C. 1981. Tribe 5. Ingeae Benth. (Adv Leg Syst) 1:182.
  7. Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)
  8. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  9. Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. (F Rwanda)
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Albizia gummifera (J. F. Gmel.) C. A. Sm. :

  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2134. Accessed 18 November 2018.