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Current Determination
Albizia boivinii E. Fourn. Family: Fabaceae Determined By: D. Du Puy (P), 1992
Collection Information
Collectors David J. Du Puy, Gwilym P. Lewis & Brian D. Schrire
Collector Team David J. Du Puy
Gwilym P. Lewis
Brian D. Schrire
Collection Number M552
Collection Date 13 Nov 1992
Location Madagascar, Mahajanga, Sofia
Keywords Mampikony
Coordinate 16°03'S 047°40'E (-16.0500000, 47.6666600)
Elevation 80 m
Herbaria K, MO
Description Small tree or shrub to 10 m tall; DBH up to 25 cm. Leaves with 1-3 pairs of pinnae; leaflets glossy above, somewhat glaucous beneath. Inflorescences white, numerous, in axillary clusters and from younger branches, each with up to c. 20 flowers, not dense. Flowers sessile, c. 15 mm long; calyx and corolla pale green; stamens white with minute pale yellow anthers; scent slight, lemony. Pod pale brown.
Locality 5 km north of Mampikony, Route Nationale 6, towards Port Bergé. In disturbed, open scrubland and along the roadside, on red lateritic soil. Locally common.
Specimen Condition flower, mature fruit
Projects: Madagascar

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