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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Albizia adianthifolia – Wikipedia

Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. There are no known conservation measures specifically for flat-crown albizia, but it occurs in many protected areas. Views Read Edit View history. Livingstone, Edinburgh, UK, Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. There are 2 study abstracts related to Albizia adianthifolia Schumach. The bark is grey to yellowish-brown and fairly smooth or sometimes roughish likened by some to crocodile skin.

In cultivation seed may be used for propagation, but wildlings are sometimes also used for planting. Sdianthifolia sinensis — Chinese hackberry — Chinese nettle tree.

Hazards The bark is adianthidolia to be poisonous. Flora Zambesiaca Flora Zambesiaca http: Table of Contents Alerts. Extracts from the roots are applied to inflamed eyes and in some northern African countries the plant is one of the ingredients in a remedy for snakebite.

Seeds should be collected from pods still attached to the tree to reduce damage by insects, and they should be dried immediately after alnizia. Further comprehensive studies focusing on chemical constituents of A. The Vegetation of Africa Hall, J.

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Seeds are dried, packaged and stored at a sub-zero temperature in our adianhtifolia bank vault. In Mozambique, the bark is used in a remedy for bronchitis. The leaves are boiled to make a drink, and the bark is cooked with food in Madagascar. A list of Rhodesian Legumes.

The yield of timber per tree is often low for Albizia adianthifolia because the bole is often low branching and crooked. The extracts were further tested on a panel of eight human adianthfolia cell lines, including MDR phenotypes.

The fruit is pale brown when ripe and opens along the margin exposing seeds. Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: Chemical structures of some compounds isolated from Albizia adianthifolia that exhibited pharmacological activities. Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3 1 Pages – Adianthkfolia finding support the traditional use of A. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Albizia adianthifolia

Productivity of some browse plants on acid soils of southeastern Nigeria. Albizia comprises about species and occurs throughout the tropics. A sauce is said to be made from the seeds for use over food. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system. A mixture of n-hexadecanoic acid 66 and oleic acid 68and a mixture of docosanoic acid 65, n-hexadecanoic acid 66, and octadecanoic acid 67 were active against Candida albicans, Candida lusitaniae, Candida tropicalis, and Cryptococcus neoformans with MIC values ranging from 0.


The species is a member of Albizia Durazz. Seedlings are classified as strong light demanders.

Various plant parts are used in traditional medicine. A crude protein content of the foliage of 29 g per g dry matter has been recorded. Albizia adianthifolia is widespread and locally common in secondary forest.

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The cellular proliferation was measured by 3H-thymidine incorporation in Jurkat tumor cell lines human T cell leukemia. Trees can grow rapidly, with a recorded maximum early height growth of 2 m per year. Albizia adianthifolia Prelude Medicinal Plants Database x – 43k – jpg www.

Some of these compounds showed immunomodulatory and haemolytic activities, particularly adianthifoliosides A and B. Flowers bisexual, regular, 5-merous, reddish or greenish white, almost sessile, subtended by up to 8 mm long, caducous or persistent bracteoles; calyx narrowly obconical, 2. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

These findings show potential of A.

Albizia adianthifolia (Schumach.)

Similarly, in southern Cameroon, the gum from the bark of A. Both bark and root extracts were active against other cell lines and normal AML12 hepatocytes with IC 50 values ranging from 2. The use of a filler is necessary to obtain a good finish.

Red adianthifklia list status: The long staminal tubes suggest that it is pollinated by butterflies or moths.