African Plant Database

Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Taxon 10(2): 53 (1961)
Information on the genus : Leucaena
Basionym : Mimosa leucocephala Lam.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mimosa leucocephala Lam. (1783)
 Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit subsp. leucocephala
 Acacia leucocephala (Lam.) Link (1822)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Leucaena glauca Benth. (1842)
=Mimosa glauca L. (1753)
=Acacia glauca Willd. (1806) non Acacia glauca (L.) Moench (1794)
Taxon infra-specific
Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit subsp. leucocephala
Leucaena leucocephala subsp. glabrata (Rose) Zárate (1987)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Subarid; Thicket, Freshwater Wetland, Inselberg/Rock Face, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 1000-1499 m, uncertain, distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: [1-295]
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 192 (2008).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 61902
Record n°61902
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