Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Albizia odoratissima (L.f.) Benth.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Albizia Species: Albizia odoratissima (L.f.) Benth.






Synonym Acacia odoratissima, Albizia micrantha, Mimosa mdoratissim Flower Color White
Common Name Fragrant albizia, Tea shade tree, Kala siris Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Black Siris, Ceylon Rosewood Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Luwangkhoi Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 15-20 X 2.5-3.7 cm, flat, strap-shaped with parallel margin or often some portion constricted, rounded to rostrate at apex, glabrous, often glossy, reddish-brown to dark brown
Habitat Occurs in evergreen and deciduous forests planted as avenue trees Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Indo-Malesia Bark Details Bark grey or brownish grey to nearly black and rough outside
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Pinnate
Description of Species It is a medium sized tree to 22 m tall, diameter 120-150 cm and a short trunk Leaf Details Leaves bipinnate, alternate, stipulate; stipule free, lateral, caducous; rachis 20-30 cm long, stout, grooved above, spulvinate, brown pubescent with a gland at the base

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details