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Published In: Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Gardens, Kew 1930(5): 218. 1930. (Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 8/20/2014)
Distribution: Madagascar (native but not endemic), Africa
Lifeform/Habit: Tree
Vegetation Formation: Forest
Elevation: 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m, 2000-2499 m
Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid
Regions (Prov. Antananarivo): Vakinankaratra
Regions (Prov. Fianarantsoa): Haute Matsiatra, Vatovavy-Fitovinany
Regions (Prov. Toamasina): Alaotra-Mangoro
Protected areas and other important sites: Ranomafana
Other voucher specimes, including type(s) of synonyms: G. Cours - 3015
Notes:

Type: illustration in Bruce, travels 5: 27(1790). Other syn. Albizia sasa ( Wild.) Chiov.pro parte.

Specimens of A. adianthifolia, A. gummifera and A. mainaea are frequently confused with this species, all three species having very long slender staminal tubes extending well beyond the corolla. They can be distinguished as follows:

1.  Leaflets pubescent; anthers glabrous; widespread in E & EC Madagascar   . . . . A. adianthifolia

1'. Leaflets glabrous; anthers glabrous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2.  Ovary glabrous; higher altitudes of C Madagascar  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A. gummifera

2'. Ovary pubescent; lowland W, S & SC Madagascar  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A. mainaea


 

 


 

 
 
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