Meztim The effect of pre-sowing treatments on germination of Albizia zygia seeds. Albizia zygia wood in radial section. Sliced Veneer Not suitable for veneering. The bole is well shaped or asymmetrical with short buttresses. This timber is reported to have a negligible silica content.

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Taugor In West Africa alhizia is most common in secondary forest in the semi-deciduous forest zone, but it can also be found in lower numbers in both forested savanna and evergreen forest. This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat Albizia zygia is widespread in tropical Africa, occurring from Senegal in the west to Kenya in the albizis and northern Angola and Tanzania in the south. Albizia comprises about species and occurs throughout the tropics. It is often mixed with timber of other Albizia spp.

Vegetative propagation of indigenous Albizia species. Other closely related genera like Chloroleucon and Samanea are often merged with Albizia entirely. Albizia can also be told apart from another large related genus, Acaciaby its stamens, which are joined at the bases instead of separate. Albizia zygia [edit] I x — 9k — jpg en. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Wildlings are sometimes collected in the albizua for planting. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina micras or more large. Wood structure and paper-making potentials of Ricinodendron heudelotii and Albizia zygia in relation to Gmelina arborea.

Albizia zygia is widespread and locally common, particularly in secondary forest. Albizia zygia Consequently, seedlings albuzia saplings of Albizia zygia are more abundant in forest with logging damage than in undisturbed forest. Regeneration depends on the presence of medium-sized to large canopy gaps in the forest.

Albizia zygia is related to Albizia gummiferaand hybrids between the two species have been recorded. It is used for indoor construction, light flooring, furniture, canoes, implements e. Planing Easy; no particular problems. The sapwood is white or white-yellow, it alblzia a thickness of 5 cm. Albizias are important foragetimberand medicinal plants[4] [5] and many are cultivated as ornamentals for their attractive flowers.

It is also suitable for joinery, interior trim, ship and boat building, vehicle bodies, toys and novelties, turnery, boxes, crates, matches, hardboard and particle board. Seeds flattened globose to ellipsoid, 7. Reclamation of degraded cocoa lands using Albizia zygia. Medicinal plants of East Africa. The flowers produce nectar which is collected by bees.

The wood pulp is suitable for paper production. Knife Albizi 33 — Embassy of Gabon in Japan. It seems to have good prospects as a commercial timber tree in sustainably managed forests, and also as a source of gum useful in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. The foliage is ranked as low-quality fodder, but suitable for use in goat feeds and sometimes also given to sheep and cattle.

Fibers with simple to minutely bordered pits. Journal of African Zoology 5: Inflorescence an axillary head on 2. The rates of shrinkage are moderate, from green to oven dry 3. Related Articles





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