Albizia chinensis (Osbeck) Merr.

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Albizia chinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda

Albizia chinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda

Albizia chinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda

Albizia chinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda

Albizia chinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda

Albizia chinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda

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Synonyms: Acacia stipulata DC.
Albizia marginata (Lam.) Merr.
Albizia stipulata (DC) Boivin
Inga purpurascens Hassk.
Mimosa chinensis Osbeck
Mimosa marginata Lam.
Mimosa stipulacea Roxb.
Pithecellobium serronii Glaz.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Naturalised escape
Description:
Notes: Planted as a shade tree on tea estates and locally escaping along forest margins and streambanks, where it appears to have the capacity to be invasive and become dominant.
Derivation of specific name: chinensis: of China
Habitat: Forest margins and riverine fringes
Altitude range: (metres) 850 - 1150 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to South and Southeast Asia.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Monday 26 November 2012
Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Page 133.


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JSTOR Plant Science: Albizia chinensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Albizia chinensis
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West African Plants database: Albizia chinensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Albizia chinensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125630, retrieved 5 December 2016

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