Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Fabaceae — a genus of tropical and subtropical trees and shrubs.

Etymologies

After Filippo del Albizzi. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Other dominant species are Albizia gummifera, Parinari excelsum and Chrysophyllum gorungosanum.

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • It includes Albizia carbonaria, Calophyllum brasiliense var. rekoi, Inga, Cecropia, Ficus and Lonchocarpus spp., balsa Ochroma lagopus, Luehea seemannii, Pachira aquatica and Heliconia.

    Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras

  • In the tropical semi-evergreen forests common trees and shrubs are Albizia procera, Duabanga grandiflora, Lagerstroemia speciosa, Crateva unilocularis, Sterculia urens, Grewia serrulata, Mallotus philippensis, Bridelia retusa, Aphania rubra, Leea indica and L. umbraculifera.

    Kaziranga National Park, India

  • Below 2,400 m, the vegetation is mixed broad-leaf forest of Symphonia globulifera, Prunus africana, Albizia and Podocarpus spp. with few large trees and a broken canopy except in valley-bottoms and flat ridge crests.

    Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

  • Common lowland deciduous trees in eastern Java and Bali are Homalium tomentosum, Albizia lebbekoides, Acacia leucophloea, A. tomentosa, Bauhinia malabarica, Cassia fistula, Dillenia pentagyna, Tetrameles nudiflora, Ailanthus integrifolia, and Phyllanthus emblica.

    Eastern Java-Bali montane rain forests

  • Dominant tree species include Celtis prantlii, Morus mezozygia, Albizia glaberrima, A. gummifera, Ficus mucuso, and F. exasperata, and canopy height rarely exceeds 30 m.

    Angolan scarp savanna and woodlands

  • Below 1,200 m on the north slopes, Albizia chinensis is a characteristic species.

    Lesser Sundas deciduous forests

  • Albizia petersiana, Craibia brevicaudata subsp. burtii, and Bussea massaiensis occasionally emerge from the lower canopy to form an open, upper canopy of 6-12m height.

    Itigi-Sumbu thicket

  • These include Acacia sieberana, Albizia versicolor, Combretum spp, Ficussycamorus, Sclerocarya caffra, Terminalia sericea and Ziziphus macronata.

    Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets

  • The Seychelles has extensive coconut plantations as well as a relatively large planted estate of Casuarina and Albizia species.

    Forests and woodlands and development challenges in Africa

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