A COMPARATIVE MORPHO-ANATOMICAL STUDY OF ALBIZIA ADIANTHIFOLIA (SCHUM.)W.F. WIGHT AND ALBIZIA CHEVALIERI HARMS. (FABACEAE-MIMOSOIDEAE)

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ABSTRACT

Morpho- anatomical features of leaf, rachis, stem (bark), root, fruit, flower and pollen of Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.)W.F. Wight and Albizia chevalieri Harms. were studied with the goal to assess the taxonomic (pleisomorphic and apomorphic) characters in the two species, as well as to explore the agricultural and functional wood traits of ecological significance of the two species in  relation to environmental conditions and locations