General Information. Albizia adianthifolia is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree with a flat-topped, spreading crown; it can grow 4 – 30 metres tall[. Albizia adianthifolia. Photo: Mark Hyde By Nyamkombe River, at edge of golf course, Aberfoyle Lodge. Albizia adianthifolia. Photo: Mark Hyde By Nyamkombe . Abstract. The bark, leaves, and roots of Albizia adianthifolia are highly sought after in tropical Africa as herbal medicines. Therefore, the aim of.

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Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. Struik, Cape Town, South Africa, Parts of the plant are exported from Madagascar as adianthifoliia medicine. Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron Food plant. It grows in a wide range of soil types, most often occurring on sandy soils and usually between m, though it can occur up to 1, m above sea level. Albizia adianthifolia albiziq a remarkably wide ecological adaptation, occurring in high-rainfall forests as well as seasonally dry forests and even in wooded savanna.

Experiments in Ghana showed that Albizia adianthifolia can be successfully propagated vegetatively by root cuttings.

Uses Albizia adianthifolia is often used for firewood and making charcoal. Inflorescences Peduncles clothed as the young branchlets; bracteoles variably persistent, mm.

Albizia adianthifolia var. adianthifolia

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Preelectronic literature search of conference papers, scientific articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and theses was carried out at the University library. The adianhifolia antibacterial activities exhibited by different extracts and compounds isolated adianthifoila A. The extracts were further tested on a panel of eight human cancer cell lines, including MDR phenotypes.


Albizia adianthifolia is locally valued as a shade tree for crops, e. The Albizzia gummifera complex Kew Bulletin 7 4 Pages – The free radical scavenging potential of the magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles was confirmed based on its stable antioxidant effects [ 80 ].

Rate this plant Is this an interesting plant? In the Central African Republic bark and leaves serve as fish poison.

Seeds should be collected from pods that are still attached to the tree to reduce damage by bruchids seed boring beetles and should be dried immediately adianthofolia collection. Leaves alternate, bipinnately compound with 3— 5—10 pairs of pinnae; stipules ovate to lanceolate, up to 12 mm long, caducous; petiole 1.

When the tree is in bloom it attracts birds and butterflies and in the albiia, elephants enjoy the foliage and twigs. According to Louppe et al. In other projects Wikimedia Albiizia Wikispecies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Retrieved from ” https: These reports highlight the need for detailed toxicological evaluations of both the extracts of the species as well as the compounds isolated from A.

Albizia adianthifolia – Flat crown albizia – Platkroon – Sun Trees

Legumes of Africa a check-list: The wood dust may cause irritation to nose and throat. There are about 25, seeds per kg. Tropical Forestry Papers It usually grows in evergreen forest, deciduous woodland, wooded grassland, secondary vegetation, remnant miombo woodland among cultivated fields and along the banks of streams.

It is also planted as adianthiffolia shade tree for crops such as cocoa and tea and for soil improvement and conservation, as it produces a deep and expansive rooting system and protects crops from the sun. The Vegetation of Africa Hall, J. A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Albizia adianthifolia flat-crown albizia Photo: It is characterized by the head-like inflorescence, with 1—2 central flowers modified, functionally male and having a larger, nectar-producing staminal tube.


Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia The leaves of A.

Chemical structures of some compounds isolated from Albizia adianthifolia that exhibited pharmacological activities. Freshly harvested logs float in water and can be transported by river.

First published in Bull. The young leaves are eaten as a vegetable in DR Congo and Zimbabwe.

There are 2 study abstracts related to Albizia adianthifolia Schumach. Sandy, Loam Flowering season: Afrikanische Arzneipflanzen und Jagdgifte. It is therefore not easily liable to genetic erosion and protection measures are not needed.

Wight is a medium to large tree Figure 1 which belongs to the plant family Fabaceae and subfamily Mimosoideae. This study showed that dried bark of A.

National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. With its straight trunk and branches that arch upwards and outwards, forming a large, flat crown, this tree provides welcome shade during the hot summer season.

The bark is also said to be effective in humans and animals for anthelmintic or tapeworm treatment as well as headaches and sinusitis when powdered.