Albizia versicolor tree in Pretoria National Botanical Garden Species: Albizia versicolor. Name. Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv. Albizia versicolor is planted as an ornamental shade tree. Root and bark decoctions are used as an anthelmintic and purgative, and to treat swollen glands and. BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Albizia versicolor is a deciduous tree up to 20 m tall with a spreading rounded to flat crown. Bark on young branches covered with.
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Mambo Press, Gweru, Zimbabwe. However, its toxic fruit components warrant some caution in areas subject to heavy grazing.
Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page Albizia versicolor Seidenbaum Albizia julibrissin x – 23k – jpg de. There also exists a genus named Lebeckiain reference to the lebbeck. Albizia versicolor  P x – 75k – png en. Size 7 to 20m Wildlife Insects: Flowers in large, fluffy, semi-spherical heads, creamy-white, appearing with the young leaves; stamens up to 7 cm.
For example, the greater rhea Rhea americana has been observed feeding on it in the cerrado of Brazil.
Bark greyish-brown, rough; young branchlets hairy. The growth rate of trees is moderate. Balkema, Cape Town, South Africa.
The flowers attract beneficial pollinating insects to the garden.
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated species information – individual images: Albizia versicolor
Flowers bisexual, regular, 5-merous, white to greenish yellow; pedicel up to 2 mm long; calyx 4. The large, velvety compound leaves and grey-brown bark that becomes rough with age are also attractive features of this tree. Determination of iron content in different parts of herbs used traditionally for anaemia treatment in East Africa. Retrieved from ” https: Leaves with pairs of pinnae; leaflets in pairs per pinna, large, versicokor.
Roots boiled with water can be used as a substitute for soap. There are 16 citations in Afrirefs related to Albizia versicolor Welw. The heartwood is pale to purplish brown, often darker striped, sometimes almost black; it is distinctly demarcated from the white sapwood, which is up to 5 cm wide.
Click on each image veraicolor see a larger version and details of the record View all images The disease is called albiziosis, and is caused by the presence of methylpyridoxine. Even where it is not native, some indigenous herbivores are liable to utilize lebbeck as a food resource. Albizia versicolor is a fairly hardy, large, in warm areasbeautifully shaped, deciduous tree.
A bark decoction is used to treat anaemia, and it is applied externally to treat ophthalmia and skin rash. There are book citations related to Albizia versicolor Welw. Molecular analyses showed that Albizia is heterogeneous, and a revision is needed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is cultivated as a shade tree in North and South America. Reports on its resistance to termites vary from susceptible to resistant. Dried and powdered roots are taken or sniffed to treat headache and sinusitis, and a root maceration is taken against gonorrhoea.
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Medium to large deciduous tree, often with a spreading crown. It is characterized by the head-like inflorescence, with 1—2 central flowers modified, functionally male and having a larger, nectar-producing staminal tube.
Seeds on the ground are often infested by insects. Albizia versicolor Triterpenes of Albizia versicolor Wood from Albizia lebbeck has a density of 0. Agroforestry extension manual for northern Zambia. Poison-pod albizia, large-leaved false thorn En. It bears large half-spherical, puffball flowers that appear from October to December with the new leaves. Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. In the West Indies and certain parts of South America this tree is known as a ‘Shak Shak Tree’ because of the sound the seeds make in the pod.
Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3 1 Pages – Mchani ndovu, mkenge, mnduruasi, mduruasi Sw. The flowers are white, with numerous 2. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands.