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Taxon: Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.

 
Genus: Albizia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 2140
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 3:87. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 22 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: ornamental; revegetator; shade/shelter; soil improver
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: gum/resin (as gum arabic substitute)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • Africa

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States (s.e.)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America (tropical)


    Other (probably native in tropical mainland Asia)

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Check other web resources for Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=2140. Accessed 16 November 2018.