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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The roots, bark and young shoots are widely used in traditional adianthlfolia. The inflorescence is an axillary head with bisexual small flowers which are reddish to greenish white in colour. The documented antibacterial activities exhibited by different extracts and compounds isolated from A. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Phytochemical Dictionary of the Leguminosae. Krauss family Euphorbiaceaeother three plant species sold as herbal medicines in the informal herbal medicine markets in South Africa. The red to pink or greenish stamens male parts are numerous, cm long and thus protrude a long way from the tube formed adlanthifolia the petalsand are united into a tube for most of their length, although the tips are free and presented like an open fan. The extracts exhibited activities with MIC values ranging from 0.

The extracts showed activities against Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis with zone of inhibition ranging from 10 adisnthifolia to 12 avianthifolia [ 53 ]. There are no known conservation measures specifically for flat-crown albizia, but it occurs adiantuifolia many protected areas.

Adiantifolia storage The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership aims to save plant life worldwide, focusing on plants under threat and those of most use in the future. The Albizzia gummifera complex Kew Bulletin 7 4 Pages – Albizia adianthifolia 1, base of bole; 2, leaf; 3, inflorescence; 4, fruit.

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These findings show potential of A. Albizia adianthifolia Albizia adianthifolia adiantyifolia – 18k – jpg www. The Scientific World Journal. Research by Akande et al. The roots also have nitrogen-fixing nodules containing Bradyrhizobium bacteria. Leaves are alternate, bipinnately compound with 3 to 10 pairs of pinnae with ovate to lanceolate stipules and leaflets in 5 to 17 pairs per pinna [ 1621 ].

According to Williams et al. Adianthifolix general it is not a preferred timber tree because of its often short and crooked bole, but where it occurs in closed forest its bole may be longer and more straight, and may be harvested indiscriminately from other Albizia spp.

The shape of the striking Albizia adianthifolia, indigenous to South Africa, typically calls to mind an African landscape. View at Google Scholar M. DurandAlbizia ealaensis De Wild. There are citation in web searches related to Albizia adianthifolia Schumach. View at Google Scholar R. Leaves are very characteristic; the pairs of pinnae bear pairs of leaflets each. In burnt forest, seedlings are less abundant. Full Sun Gardening skill: The anti-sexually transmitted infections interaction of A.

The seeds are flattened, swollen, globose in shape and brown in colour [ 21 ]. The ethyl acetate extract and aurantiamide acetate 9 were active against all the tested pathogens with MIC values ranging from 0. Albizia adianthifolia is often recommended as an auxiliary tree in agroforestry systems, improving the soil with its nitrogen-fixing root nodules, adianthifolix mulch with its leaf litter, reducing erosion with its large rooting system, and protecting crops from too much sun.


Similar species Albizia adianthifolia is frequently confused with Albizia gummiferaadianthifolai differs in its almost hairless leaflets and hairless pods.

Albizia adianthifolia (Schumach.)

The meaning of the botanical names of trees. A Checklist of South African plants. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. The stipules leaf-like appendages are relatively large, 7. It behaves mostly as a pioneer species.

Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. Albziia compounds identified from the species include apocarotenoids, chalcone, dipeptide, elliptosides, essential oils, fatty acids, flavonoids, histamine, imidazolyl carboxylic acid, prosapogenins, steroids, triterpene saponins, and triterpenoids.

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It is commonly known as the Flat-crown. Seeds flattened globose, 6. In Mozambique, the bark is used in a remedy for bronchitis. There are about 25, seeds per kg.

Durand Villiers [ 1920 ], and no attempt has been made to provide infraspecific circumscription and geographical distribution of the two adianthifopia. Juglans regia — Common walnut — English walnut.

Albizia adianthifolia

Similarly, Williams et al. 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. Sandy, Loam Flowering season: Albizia adianthifolia trees live in association with arbuscular mycorrhizae.

The long staminal tubes suggest that it is pollinated by butterflies or moths. The ability of A. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1: There are 20 citations in Afrirefs related to Albizia adianthifolia Schumach. Albizia adianthifolia leaves obtained from W.