Click on images to enlarge. Acacia diversifolia Schltdl. Family: Fabaceae alt. Leguminosae subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae.
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Leucaena is a genus of flowering plants in the mimosoid clade of the subfamily Caesalpinioideae of the legume family Fabaceae. It contains about 24 species of trees and shrubs , which are commonly known as leadtrees. Leucaena species are grown for their variety of uses, including as green manure , a charcoal source, livestock fodder , and for soil conservation. The seeds jumbie beans can be used as beads. Anthelmintic medicines are made from extracts of Leucaena seeds in Sumatra , Indonesia.
Some species namely Leucaena leucocephala have edible fruits as unripe and seeds. The seeds of Leucaena esculenta in Mexico called guaje or huaje are eaten with salt in Mexico. In other species high levels of mimosine may lead to hair loss and infertility in non- ruminants. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leucaena Leucaena leucocephala Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae. Caesalpinioideae . Mimosoid clade . Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved Germplasm Resources Information Network.
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Leucaena diversifolia – Fast Growing Highland NFT Species
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Leucaena diversifolia is the second-best known species in the genus Leucaena. Through numerous international tree trials, it has gained a reputation for aggressive growth at cool or high elevation sites where L. It is a common companion tree to coffee in much of Indonesia and Mexico. Its forage digestibility is somewhat lower than L. It produces straight boles, and is desirable for paper and charcoal production. Botany L. Bentham Leguminosae, subfamily Mimosoideae is a medium- sized tree, often growing 10 to 20 m in height and 10 to 40 cm in diameter.
Leucaena is a genus of flowering plants in the mimosoid clade of the subfamily Caesalpinioideae of the legume family Fabaceae. It contains about 24 species of trees and shrubs , which are commonly known as leadtrees. Leucaena species are grown for their variety of uses, including as green manure , a charcoal source, livestock fodder , and for soil conservation. The seeds jumbie beans can be used as beads.
Leucaena diversifolia Schlecht. Bentham Leguminosae, subfamily Mimosoideae is a medium sized tree, which can grow up to 20 m high, but shrubby varities are also known. It is deep-rooted, N 2 fixing tree, which is propagated by direct seeding, seedlings and sometimes cuttings Nair, Its flowers a range from red to pink.