Synonyms: Inga saman, Inga salutaris, Enterolobium saman, Acacia Other major authorities accepting Albizia saman as the accepted name include: ILDIS. Albizia saman. Fabaceae – Mimosoideae. F. Muell. Typical flowering tree of A. saman with heavy branching and wide spreading crown here protected in fields in. Large, handsome and spreading, the Rain Tree is easily recognised by its umbrella like canopy of evergreen, feathery foliage and puffs of pink.
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Delhi, India; Controller of Publications. The wood is light in weight; soft but strong; durable to very durable.
Albizia saman – Wikipedia
It is hardy to zone UK 10 and is frost tender. Physiology albuzia Phenology Flowering and reproductive biology of S. It is a tree of rapid growth, brought originally from Central America to Sri Lanka and forwarded from there because it was considered to be a tree of great value for railway fuel.
Abarema, Albizia, and allies. Albizia saman sometimes treated under the obsolete name Samanea sman is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceaethat is native to the Neotropics.
Only comments or links albizis are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Back to Previous Page. Bawa KS, Buckley D, Impressive tropical shade tree. Albuzia fruit is a fleshy pod, sweet to the taste and much relished by squirrels, horses and cattle.
Habitat Top of saan The native habitat of S. This taxon has not yet been assessed. Protruding stamens white below but crimson-pink above give the flower head an overall pink appearance from a distance. Observations on invasive plant species in American Samoa. The wood is also used for fencing, construction timber, plywood, making crates, boats, and cart wheels made from single cross-sections of the thickest trunks which are said to be very durable and were a common sight on two-wheeled oxcarts in parts of Central America Standley and Steyermark, Flowering trees of the Caribbean.
The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.
Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page Generic delimitation within the tribe Ingeae of family Fabaceae, subfamily Mimosoideae has long been known to present particular difficulties. It is frequently planted in groups or as an avenue because of its ability to keep its symmetrical conformation in spite of prevailing winds.
The silvicultural potential of the closely related S. Pods are often used as stock feed. Albizia species samaj Mexico and Central America. Rapid early growth of S. This can be hazardous as the tree is very commonly used for avenue plantation. You will receive a range of benefits including: This albizis may take upto 3 weeks to deliver. The seeds are chewed for treating a sore throat[ ]. The fruits are broadly linear, compressed pods, cm long x 1.
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The flowers appear like round, silken tufts, but actually each flower stalk bears one central and a surrounding circlet of florets, up to twenty in number. Its origin is the moisture that collects on the ground under the tree, largely the honeydew -like discharge of cicadas feeding on the leaves. Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science, 22 A brown dye is obtained from the wood. Advances in Legume Biology. In the morning the leaves unfold and resume a horizontal position, giving full shade and helping to preserve moisture[ ].
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The flowers are pollinated by Bees. This height needs to be independently confirmed. Its present-day distribution in the Americas is also in part, probably generated by seed dispersal albiziq introduction of horses and cattle Janzen and Martin, Prain Feuilleea saman Jacq. Multipurpose tree species evaluations in Papua New Guinea: Pertchik B, Pertchik H, More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.
One infrequently two flowers per head are followed by a flattened, bean-like seed pod each to 8″ long with seeds per pod. The leaves fold up during rain, allowing more moisture to reach the crops below[ ].
List Acacia propinqua A. Streets reported S. Dry lowland grassland, coastal bushland and forest[ ]. The use of tree legumes for fuelwood production. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, 74 1: