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 amara (Roxb.) B.Boivin 

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Albizia Species: Albizia amara (Roxb.) B.Boivin 






Synonym Acacia amara Wild. A,  Mimosa amara Roxb. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Oil cake tree, Bitter Albizia, Bitter Albizia Wheel Tree Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Bitter albizia Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 400-1500 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruits are oblong pods about 10-28 x 2-5 cm, light brown, puberulous, thin, and 6-8 seeded; seeds flattened, 8-13 x 7-8 mm
Habitat Occous in dry deciduous forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe Bark Details Bark smooth, dark green and scaly
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is a small to moderate-sized, much-branched deciduous tree with smooth, dark green, scaly bark resembles the acacias but lacks thorns Leaf Details The leaves are pinnately compound, with 15-24 pairs of small, linear leaflets, on 6-15 pairs of pinnae. The yellow, fragrant and globose flowers are in clusters

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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