fever tree, Acacia xanthophloea  (Fabales: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)) - 1428054

fever tree
Acacia xanthophloea Benth

Descriptor: Tree(s)
Description: Grove of fever trees, Nogorongoro Crater, Tanzania. The name "fever tree" comes from the association of this tree with low lying, wet areas, which are prime habitat for mosquitoes that carry malaria.
Image type: Field
Image location: Tanzania

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Name: William M. Ciesla
Organization: Forest Health Management International
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 01, 1990
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, August 13, 2002