Albizia gummifera is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family, native to sub- saharan Africa and Madagascar, and naturalized in Brazil. It is also known as. Albizia gummifera. Fabaceae – Mimosoideae. () C. A. Sm. The pods and leaves of A. gummifera. (Hertel Gerard D.) The leaves are paripinnate with Albizia gummifera. Fabaceae. Indigenous. Ag: Kansin. Am: Sesa. Eng: Peacock flower. Gmz: Tehga. Or: Ambabessa, Chatto, Gorbe, Karchofe, Muka-.
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The presence of triterpenoid saponins, sapogenin lactones and macrocyclic spermine alkaloids budmunchiamines has been reported for the stem bark. In DR Congo a leaf infusion, together with other ingredients, is used in a vapour bath to treat fever, in Uganda the pounded leaf is taken mixed with other ingredients to treat diarrhoea, and in Kenya a root infusion is drunk to treat tonsillitis.
Albizia gummifera is related to Albizia zygiaand hybrids between the two species have been recorded. Seeds for planting should be collected from the trees before the pods dehisce, to avoid insect damage. Ethnobotany of the Loita Albbizia.
Views Read View source View history. Tropical Medecine and International Health 1 6: Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Wight, which differs in its pubescent leaflets and pods. Gummicera sowing of seed or sowing the pod when fresh. Flowers bisexual, regular, 5-merous, reddish white, almost sessile, subtended by up to 6 mm long, caducous bracteoles; calyx obconical, 2—5 mm long, minutely pubescent outside; corolla 7—12 mm long, with 4.
Redrawn and adapted by Achmad Satiri Nurhaman. Freshly harvested logs float in water and can be transported by river. A methanolic extract of leaves of Albizia grandibracteata and saponins isolated from this extract have shown in-vitro antitumour activity against KB and MCF7 cell lines. There are 10,—15, seeds per albiziz. Mimosaceae x – k – jpg www. Navigation menu Gumjifera tools Log in Request account. Pages – Seeds for planting should be collected from the trees before the pods dehisce, to avoid insect damage.
Albuzia Journal of health Sciences 3 2: Trees are capable of growing rapidly. The pounded bark is used in Kenya as a snuff to treat headache, and in Tanzania it is applied externally to treat scabies.
Pods are pale brown, up to 1. Albizia gummifera tree habit.
Young planted trees can be managed by coppicing and lopping. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa Introduction.
The heartwood is resistant to impregnation by preservatives. The leaves are said to quicken the ripening of bananas. There are 28 citations in Afrirefs related to Albizia gummifera J. A field guide to the trees and shrubs of the Imatong Mountains, southern Sudan. There are 6 Wikipedia citations related to Albizia gummifera J. It is a small tree up to 10 —15 m tall, rather frequent on sandy soils in southern Madagascar.
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Its leaves form a good mulch and it is a good shade tree. Seeds can be stored for more than one year in a sealed container in a cool place, after adding ash to reduce insect damage. They are often damaged by strong wind, from which they should be protected. Effect of scarification, gibberellic acid and temperature on seed germination of two multipurpose Albizia species from Ethiopia.
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In Malawi roots are soaked in water for 10 minutes, and the liquid is drunk to relieve the pain caused by sprains. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi.
The shrinkage rates from green to oven dry are 2. Albizia gummifera is planted as an ornamental shade tree. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this.
Albizia gummifera Larva on Albizia gummifera, The wood pulp is suitable for paper production. The wood holds nails and screws well and does not split easily. It has good lopping and coppicing ability when young.
However, in Ethiopia seedcoat-induced dormancy has been recorded, hampering complete, rapid and uniform germination. Albizia gummifera is widespread and locally common, also in secondary forest. The addition of NPK fertilizer is recommended for seedlings. There are citation in scholarly articles related to Albizia gummifera J.
Useful plants of Nyasaland.