African Plant Database

Albizia zygia (DC.) J. F. Macbr.
Information on the genus : Albizia
Basionym : Inga zygia DC.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Inga zygia DC.
 Acacia zygia (DC.) Baill. (1883)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Albizia letestui Pellegr.
=Albizia brownii Walp. ex Oliv. (1843)
=Albizia welwitschioides Schweinf. ex Baker f. (1930)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 4,5-40m, with cylindrical bole or with small or more developed buttresses, free to 14 m height, to 60-80 cm Ø, 2,4m in girth; main branches tortuous, widely spreading, to form a circular flattish crown;
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Ecology : Secondary forests; savannas near forest regions; fringing forests; gully; rocky gorges under shadow; alluvial terraces; marigot banks; rain-forest; wooded grassland; Combretum woodland; ...200-1800m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 301 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:258 (2012)
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Record n°62343 modified 2007-03-30
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