African Plant Database


Albizia malacophylla (A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Albizia
Basionym : Inga malacophylla A. Rich.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Albizia malacophylla (A. Rich.) Walp. var. malacophylla
 Inga malacophylla A. Rich.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Albizia quartiniana (A. Rich.) Walp.
=Inga quartiana A. Rich.
=Albizia pallida E. Fourn. (1860)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Albizia malacophylla var. ugandensis Baker f.
Albizia malacophylla (A. Rich.) Walp. var. malacophylla
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 6(-12) m; bark rough, pale brown to grey with large irregular flat scales; young branchlets denseley grey- to pale brown-pubescent.
Ecology : Wooded grassland; riverine forest; hillsides with Combretum collinum in tall grass savanna; wooded savanna on fine gravel; gravelly sand; 550-2200 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Often cultivated in Niger.
  More material is required in order to determine the range of variation and varietal limits (vide A. aylmeri ).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 176744
 
Record n°176744 modified 2013-05-06
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