African Plant Database

Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Information on the genus : Albizia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Albizia mossambicensis Sim (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (-3-)5-18(-20) m, deciduous; crown spreading, ±flat or rounded; bark usually rough, greyish-brown; young branchlets densely rusty-tomentose.
Ecology : Mixed woodland of various types; wooded savannas; wooded grassland; deciduous woodland and bushland; locally frequent and found throughout the Brachystegia area; from probably near sea-level to 1680 m alt.
  S. Africa, Botswana.
  Very distinctive species (tomentum usually ±rust-coloured, and comparatively few and broad leaflets: 14-63(70) x 12-49(55) mm; fig. in Fl. Congo Belge 3: 182, 1952).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 16[1]: 14-15 (1975).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 92 (1985).
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Record n°62320
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