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Many-Stemmed False-Thorn (Albizia petersiana)

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Many-Stemmed False-Thorn (Albizia petersiana)

Unread postby arks » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:23 pm

Here's another tree for which I need ID help. This one I saw in Marakele in early April 2012.

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Re: Tree ID help

Unread postby bushbuck87 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:15 pm

hi could be a Many-stemmed false-thorn. Albizia retersiana, subsp. evansii.
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Re: Tree ID help

Unread postby arks » Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:52 pm

Thanks EJ and BB87 — did you perhaps mean Albizia petersiana? Unfortunately I don't have another photo of this particular tree :redface:
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Re: Tree ID help

Unread postby ecojunkie » Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:35 pm

Any chance of zooming a bit on the original photo and posting? Gets round the fact that I cannot zoom on the low resolution one here.....
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Re: Tree ID help

Unread postby arks » Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:51 pm

ecojunkie wrote:Any chance of zooming a bit on the original photo and posting? Gets round the fact that I cannot zoom on the low resolution one here.....

Thanks EJ, does this help?

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Re: Tree ID help

Unread postby ecojunkie » Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:03 pm

As long as those are not thorns visible, it is Albizia petersiana or many-stemmed false-thorn
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Re: Many-Stemmed False-Thorn (Albizia petersiana)

Unread postby Fieldnotes » Wed Feb 04, 2015 4:09 pm

Albizia, but I don’t think this is Albizia petersiana. Albizia petersiana have a fairly strict distribution along the eastern side of our country, not known to occur at Marakele. Albizia petersiana also have a distinct whitish bark throughout all branches. I would like to propose Albizia harveyi (Common False-thorn) for an ID.


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