Albizia richardiana

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Albizia richardiana King & Prain

Fabaceae

Life form: tree

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam - Soil: sandy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: falcate

Division: paripinnate

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

 

Inflorescence: cluster

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales
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Albizia richardiana is a tree.

Naming

Albizia richardiana was already described and the name validly published by Joachim Otto Voigt. It was George King and David Prain, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Albizia richardiana is a species in the genus Albizia which contains approximately 150 to 205 species and belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family). The type species of the genus is Albizia julibrissin.

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Albizia richardiana is deciduous. The paripinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are falcate and have entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Albizia richardiana are arranged in cluster.


Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The trees prefer a sunny situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy or sandy clay soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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