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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.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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, Democratic Republic of the Congo (e.), Rwanda
    • 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. 1937-. Conspectus florae angolensis.
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  4. Keay, R. W. J. et al. 1960-1964. Nigerian trees.
  5. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  6. Nielsen, I. C. 1981. Tribe 5. Ingeae Benth.. Advances in legume systematics. 1:182.
  7. Robyns, W. et al., eds. 1948-1963. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi
  8. Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  9. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

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. 2019. 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 2019.