Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
var. schimperiana

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (6)

Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Herbarium, National Botanic Garden

Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Herbarium, National Botanic Garden

Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Herbarium, National Botanic Garden

Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Herbarium, National Botanic Garden

Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Herbarium, National Botanic Garden

Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Herbarium, National Botanic Garden

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Albizia maranguensis Taub. & Engl.
Common names: Forest long-pod Albizia (English)
Frequency:
Status:
Description:
Large tree. Bark smooth, pale grey-brown. Leaves with 4-7 pairs of pinnae; leaflets in 6-22 pairs per pinna, asymmetrically oblong, often pointed at the apex, appressed-hairy and often much paler below; midrib asymmetrical and almost diagonal. Flowers in rather lax heads, creamy-white; stamens up to 1.2 cm long. Pods flattened, up to 34 cm long, brown.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: schimperiana: although several other persons named Schimper are known in botanical history most species and genera are likely named after Georg Heinrich Wilhelm Schimper (1804-1878) who collected mainly in Ethiopia.
Habitat:
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Oct
Worldwide distribution: Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, DRC, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Mozambique distribution:
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 127 - 128. as Albizia schimperana

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 229. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 215.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 240.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 94.

Other sources of information about Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Albizia schimperiana
African Plant Database: Albizia schimperiana
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Albizia schimperiana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Albizia schimperiana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Albizia schimperiana
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Albizia schimperiana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Albizia schimperiana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Albizia schimperiana
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Albizia schimperiana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Albizia schimperiana
JSTOR Plant Science: Albizia schimperiana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Albizia schimperiana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Albizia schimperiana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Albizia schimperiana
Tropicos: Albizia schimperiana


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162710, retrieved 26 June 2019

Site software last modified: 3 April 2018 9:58pm
Terms of use