Albizia amara subsp. sericocephala. Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave Matabeleland, Old Gwanda Rd, opp Chesa Forest Research Station. Albizia amara subsp. Much branched trees; to 13 m high; bark thin, surface grey, rough, scaly; blaze yellowish, branchlets brown, pubescent. Leaves bipinnate, alternate, stipulate;. Field Tips. Young shoots yellow-pubescent. The wood is purplish-brown with lighter bands. Flower. Flower-heads in axillary clusters or in racemes, cream.

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Flower In heads of axillary clusters or in racemes; pinkish-white.

Albizia amara – Wikipedia

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Terrestrial Ecoregions of the Indo-Pacific: Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics.

It is used for construction, agricultural implements, and furniture. However, the individual effect of albizia leaves was not assessed Rai et al. The young leaves are dried and powdered for hair wash.

The leaflets are minute, about mm x 0. Oil Cake Tree. Fruit A pod, flat, compressed, straight or wavy along margins. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

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The root system is shallow and spreading Orwa et al. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Young shoots, branchlets and leaves are pubescent. Can also include hypotheses of paedomorphy or neoteny, etc. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. Chemical composition and in vitro gas production of vetch Vicia sativa and albbizia browse and grass species in northern Ethiopia.


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Arapu unja maram. Diet composition of the Bonnet macaque Macaca radiate in a tropical dry evergreen forest of Albizua India. The wood is very hard and strong, used in construction and agricultural implements.

Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. A straight, flat, akbizia pod, wavy along margin; seeds more than 10, ovoid. The very high lignin content must be stressed: Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.

Leaves used as fodder for cattle. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Albizia amara sheds its leaves for months during winter. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. The leaves are used as fodder for cattle, sheep and goats, though they are less palatable than other forages Orwa et al.

Pods The mature pods are eaten by game and stock but were reported to cause digestive problems Aregawi et al. Young shoots and leaves covered with soft yellowish hair, Flowers cream coloured, aalbizia as tufts along with new leaves. Propagation Techniques Soak seeds in boiled water,allow to cool for 24hrs. Field Tips Young shoots yellow-pubescent.


Albizia amara amara | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Albizia amara is a mid-sized, deciduous tree which resembles acacia sans the thorns. Browse Albizia amara is browsed by domestic ruminants including cattle, sheep, goats and camels Albziia et al. Global Agenda for Livestock Research.

Traditional practices in agriculture. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. References Amanullah et al. In India, Indonesia and other countries of South-East Asia, it is intercropped with maize, cassava and trees like papaya, mango or orange. Albizia amara provides a wide range of environmental services: Bitter Albizia Wheel Tree.

The leaves, though not very palatable, are eaten from lopped or browsed branches when better liked browse is not available Rai et al.

Albizia amara

Albizia Albizia amarapods, dry. Range Management Agroforestry, 18 1: Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Fruit a pod x 2. Elephants eat the leaves. The wood is hard, fine grained and strong. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberamafa

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