Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.

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Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

Albizia lebbeck

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sandringham Drive, Alexandra Park

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Synonyms: Mimosa lebbeck L.
Common names: Lebbeck (English)
Frequency:
Status: Cultivated
Description:
Small to medium tree. Leaves: pinnae in 2-4 pairs; leaflets in 3-11 pairs, 1.5-5 × 1.2.5 cm, oblong to elliptic-oblong, the terminal more obovate, glabrous above and subglabrous beneath, concolorous. Filaments of stamens greenish-yellow in the upper part, white below, lacking any red colouration. Hairs on calyx grey to whitish, not rusty. Pods pale straw-coloured, glabrous and glossy, marked with bumps; dehiscent, though sometimes not until fallen from the tree.
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Flowering time:Nov
Worldwide distribution: Indian Subcontinent to Myanmar.
Mozambique distribution:
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 20.

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 118 - 119.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 227. (Includes a picture).

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

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Flora of Malawi: Albizia lebbeck
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Albizia lebbeck
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Albizia lebbeck
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Albizia lebbeck
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Albizia lebbeck

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Albizia lebbeck
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Albizia lebbeck
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Albizia lebbeck
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Albizia lebbeck
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Albizia lebbeck
JSTOR Plant Science: Albizia lebbeck
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Albizia lebbeck
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Albizia lebbeck
Plants of the World Online: Albizia lebbeck
Tropicos: Albizia lebbeck
Wikipedia: Albizia lebbeck


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Albizia lebbeck.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=184690, retrieved 20 September 2021

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