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Current Determination
!Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. Family: Fabaceae Determined By:
Collection Information
Collectors DUPUY
Collector Team DUPUY
Collection Number M155
Collection Date 18 Feb 1989
Location Madagascar, Toliara, Androy
Keywords Beraketa
Coordinate 24°19'S 045°38'E (-24.3166600, 45.6333300)
Herbaria K, MO
Description Tree c. 7 m tall; bark pale grey. Leaves with 2 pairs of pinnae, each with mostly 3-5 pairs of leaflets; petiole with a large disc-shaped green gland; leaflets dark green, +/- glossy above, sage green beneath, subcoriaceous. Heads 6-7 cm in diameter, sweet perfumed; flowers 3.5 cm long, pedicellate (green); calyx pale brownish green, 3 mm long; corolla 8 mm long, flared, (4)5-toothed, pale green; filaments white in the basal portion, lime green towards the apex, with minute greenish anthers. Central flower with broader and longer calyx and corolla and longer anther tube with spreading filaments. Fruit pale cream-brown speckled grey, c. 15-18 cm long, 4 cm broad, fragile, splitting along one side; seeds disc- shaped, 8-9 mm in diameter, concave on both sides.
Locality C. 15 km south of Beraketa. Open burnt and grazed grassland with few trees, in dampish small gully.
Specimen Condition bud, flower, mature fruit
Projects: Madagascar

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