African Plant Database

Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : London J. Bot. 3: 199 (1844)
Information on the genus : Pithecellobium
Basionym : Mimosa dulcis Roxb.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Zygia dulcis (Roxb.) Lyons (1907)
 Mimosa dulcis Roxb.
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Dry, Subarid; Freshwater Wetland, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:261 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 198
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 446
More info on :
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°69945 modified 2007-04-17
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