Image Number: 1428054

Photographer:
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

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Image location:
Tanzania

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Acacia
Subject: Acacia xanthophloea Benth
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Tuesday, August 13, 2002