Faidherbia albida

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Faidherbia albida (Delile) A.Chev.

Fabaceae

Life form: tree
Usage: economic plant

 

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: decidious

Shape: linear

Division: bipinnate

Shape: pea-shaped
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: spike

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales

Faidherbia albida, commonly known as Winterthorn, Anatree, is a tree.

Naming

Faidherbia albida was already described and the name validly published by Alire Raffeneau Delile. It was Auguste Jean Baptiste Chevalier, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1934.

Taxonomy

Faidherbia albida is the only species in the genus Faidherbia which belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The trees reach heights of 15 to 30 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Faidherbia albida is deciduous. The leaves are bipinnate. The linear leaflets are entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Faidherbia albida produces spikes of ligth-yellow pea-shaped flowers from March to September.


Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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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