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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Stamens are fused partly to form a tube and reddish pink or green at the tips. Distribution Congo-Brazzaville, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa Ecology Evergreen forest, deciduous woodland, wooded grassland or in secondary vegetation. Chemical structures of some compounds isolated from Albizia adianthifolia that exhibited pharmacological activities.

Albizia adianthifolia var. adianthifolia

About kg to kg of A. The Leguminosae of Madagascar. Albizia adianthifolia 1, base of bole; 2, leaf; 3, inflorescence; 4, fruit. Over the years, pharmacological studies on A. Legumes of the adianthitolia. Bark sap is applied to the eye to treat river blindness and conjunctivitis, and internally against respiratory complaints, as an anodyne and to treat allergic reactions; it is also applied to sores and to allay toothache.

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View at Google Scholar B. Flora Southern Africa Vol. The ethyl acetate extract and aurantiamide acetate 9 were active against all the tested pathogens with MIC values ranging from 0. It dries slowly, but generally with little degrade.

A flat pod 9. Dombeya rotundifolia — wild pear — drolpeer. The Vegetation of Africa Hall, J.

Branches Young branchlets densely, rather coarsely and persistently rusty- to fulvous-pubescent. Display spot characters for this species. Albizia adianthifolia Albizia adianthifolia x – 4k – jpg medias. Mander, Marketing of medicinal plants albiziaa South Africa: The seeds are flattened, swollen, globose in shape and brown in colour [ a,bizia ]. Several impressive butterfly species lay their eggs on the tree and the larvae of, amongst others, Charaxes cithaeron and C.

Medicinal applications of Albizia adianthifolia in tropical Africa.

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Habitat Lowland rain-forest, deciduous woodland and wooded grassland, also in upland grassland; 30— m. The Scientific World Journal. Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria. Albizia adianthifolia albiaia cultivated as an ornamental tree.

Cunningham, African medicinal plants: The sweet-smelling gum or resin of this tree is used in cosmetics in some African countries, however it is of a somewhat inferior quality. These lax inflorescences appear in different months of the year, but in South Africa the tree flowers in spring during the months of September-November. However, almost hairless plants of Albizia adianthifolia have also been recorded, and more research is needed to confirm the separation of the two species.

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Spring, Early Summer PH: Wight appears in other Kew resources: Regeneration is most abundant in forest disturbed by logging. There are at least 70 local names for the whole plant or fruits, seeds and products made from it.

The leaves are used internally against diarrhoea and gonorrhoea, and externally to treat wounds and sore feet. Inflorescence an axillary head on a 2—6 cm long peduncle.

Albizia adianthifolia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The author declares that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.

It is occasionally planted as an auxiliary tree in agroforestry systems. The shape of the adoanthifolia Albizia adianthifolia, indigenous to South Africa, typically calls to mind an African landscape.

Productivity of some browse plants on acid soils of southeastern Nigeria. Albizia adianthifoliaa branch showing leaves and flowers photo: Citation in scholarly articles. A tree up to 35 m tall, with a slightly buttressed trunk up to 95 cm in diameter.

The petals are partly fused into a mm long tube, which is hairy on the outside.