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Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit
Family : Mimosaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Taxon 10(2): 53 (1961)
Information on the genus : Leucaena
Basionym : Mimosa leucocephala Lam.
 
 
Status
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
Mada.
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 African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 61902
 
Record n°61902
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