Albizia glaberrima (Schum. & Thonn.)Benth.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2322)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2224)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1881)

      Order: Fabales (215)

        Family: Fabaceae (215) (family description)

          Genus: Albizia (4)

           Epithet: glaberrima (Schum. & Thonn.)Benth. (1)

Synonyms: Acacia comorensis Baill., Albizia eggelingii Baker f., Albizia glabrescens Oliv., Albizia purpurea E.Fourn., Albizia warneckei Harms, Mimosa glaberrima Schum. & Thonn., Mimosa glaberrima Schumach. & Thonn., Pithecellobium glaberrimum (Schum. & Thonn.) Aubrev.

comorensis => from the Comoro Islands, an archipelago of volcanic islands situated off the south-east coast of Africa, to the east of Mozambique and north-west of Madagascar

eggelingii => in honor of William Julius Eggeling (1909-1994), Scottish forester, botanist and naturalist

glaberrima => very smooth, smoothest

glaberrimum => very smooth, smoothest

glabrescens => becoming smooth or glabrous

purpurea => purple

warneckei => in honor of Otto Warnecke [fl. 1899], gardener and plant collector in Togo

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Albizia glaberrima at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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