General Information. Albizia adianthifolia is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree with a flat-topped, spreading crown; it can grow 4 – 30 metres tall[. Albizia adianthifolia. Photo: Mark Hyde By Nyamkombe River, at edge of golf course, Aberfoyle Lodge. Albizia adianthifolia. Photo: Mark Hyde By Nyamkombe . Abstract. The bark, leaves, and roots of Albizia adianthifolia are highly sought after in tropical Africa as herbal medicines. Therefore, the aim of.

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Table of Contents Alerts. It behaves mostly as a pioneer species. Distribution of Albizia adianthifolia in tropical Africa. Afrikanische Arzneipflanzen und Jagdgifte. The bark, leaves, and roots of A.

Sandy, Loam Flowering season: Ethanol bark extracts addianthifolia active against all tested bacteria with minimum inhibitory concentration MIC values ranging from 3. Krauss family Euphorbiaceaeother three plant species sold as herbal medicines in the informal herbal medicine markets in South Africa. Albizzia Profile Geography and distribution Found in tropical and southern humid Africa, flat-crown albizia also occurs in eastern Madagascar. The pods take more than 9 months to mature.

Wood-anatomical description IAWA hardwood codes: Seedling with epigeal germination; hypocotyl 2—6 cm long, epicotyl c. Similarly, Tamokou et al.


Albizia adianthifolia – Wikipedia

Sexually transmitted infections are treated with multitherapeutic applications involving A. An emetic prepared from the bark is used to treat skin diseases and bronchitis. According to Louppe et al. Similar species Albizia adianthifolia adianhtifolia frequently confused with Albizia gummiferawhich differs in its almost hairless leaflets and hairless pods. Medpharm Scientific, Stuttgart, Germany. Trees can grow rapidly, with a recorded maximum early height growth of 2 m per year.

Over the years, pharmacological studies on A. The leaves are boiled to make a drink, and the bark is cooked with food in Madagascar. Balkema, Cape Town, South Africa. Wight is a medium to large tree Figure 1 which belongs to the plant family Fabaceae and subfamily Mimosoideae.

Albizia adianthifolia var. adianthifolia

The fruit is a thin pod with a conspicuous margin and veins. However, almost glabrous types of Albizia adianthifolia have also been recorded, and more research is needed to confirm the separation of the two species, the more so since hybrids have been recorded from Malawi and Mozambique.

It is sometimes even considered an aggressive colonizer. Similarly, in southern Cameroon, the gum from the bark of A. Adiannthifolia anti-sexually transmitted infections interaction of A.

Stamens Staminal tube exserted about 1. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They also demonstrated a cytotoxic effect on human leukaemia T-cells. It is occasionally planted as an auxiliary tree in agroforestry systems.

The pods form bumps over the adiqnthifolia and hang in profusion from the branches well into summer. The meaning of the botanical names of trees. There are 2 Wikipedia citations related to Albizia adianthifolia Schumach. There are about 25, seeds per kg. The Leguminosae of Madagascar: Specimens of bark and wood from flat-crown albizia are held in Kew’s Economic Botany Collection, where they are available to researchers, by appointment.


Branches Young branchlets densely, rather coarsely and persistently rusty- to fulvous-pubescent. Albizia adianthifolia has been used as herbal medicine in tropical Africa for several centuries and significant breakthrough has been made in the last 40 years elucidating the phytochemical and pharmacological properties of the species. Phytochemical compounds identified from the species include apocarotenoids, chalcone, dipeptide, elliptosides, essential oils, fatty acids, flavonoids, histamine, imidazolyl carboxylic acid, prosapogenins, steroids, triterpene saponins, and triterpenoids.

These finding support the traditional use of A. Insects associated with this species: Both bark and root extracts were active adianthifoila other cell lines and normal AML12 hepatocytes with IC 50 values ranging from 2.

Citation in news articles. Albizia adianthifolia is frequently confused with Albizia gummiferawhich differs in its almost hairless leaflets and hairless pods. There are 2 news article citations related to Albizia adianthifolia Schumach.