Thulin, M (1993) Fabaceae in Flora of Somalia 1: 341-465
Plants shrubs or small trees, deciduous; bark smooth, grey to brown; young branchlets mostly glabrous. Leaf and pinnae axes terminating in a short deflexed hook or claw; pinnae 1-3(-4) pairs; leaflets 1-4(-5) pairs, obliquely obovate to suborbicular, (7-)10-36(-42) mm long, (4-)6-31 mm wide, glabrous to sparsely pubescent with short hairs, reticulately veined, mucronate. Inflorescences usually on leafless twigs, pale greenish. Flowers pedicellate; pedicels 0.5-5.5 mm long; calyces 3-5 mm long, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, irregularly denticulate; corollas 6-12 mm long, glabrous or puberulent on the lobae-margins; staminal tubes not or scarcely exserted beyong th the corollas; filaments 1.5-2 mm long, white. Pods oblong, 7-18 cm long, 1.5-2.9 cm wide, usually glabrous, occasionally puberulent, straw-colored; seeds 9-13 mm in diameter.
Albizia anthelmintica grows in bushland, woodland, and dry srub at 50-1260 m in regions N1, N3, C1, S1, and S3 of the Flora of Somalia and in Ethiopia, Sudan, and southwards to the Transvaal and Natal. A decoction of the roots or bark is used as a vermifuge and against gonorrhoea.