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 chinensis (Osbeck) Merr.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Albizia Species: Albizia chinensis (Osbeck) Merr.






Synonym Acacia stipulacea Roxb., Acacia stipulata DC.
Flower Color White
Common Name Chinese Albizia Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Chinese Silk Tree Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Jairi Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Pod attain full size in september and ripe in december and eventually dehisce
Habitat Occures in secondary forest along river bank and savannas Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam China and Cambodia Bark Details Flat-topped crown and smooth grey bark
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is an unarmed, deciduous or evergreen tree with a flat spreading crown up to 30(-43) m tall and trunk up to 70(-140) cm indiameter Leaf Details Leaves bipnate; stipules auriculate very prominet, 1-.5 cm X 0.6-3 cm, caducous, pinksh-orange pubescent with filorm tail, base much dilated at one side; rachis tout, 10-25 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details