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 lebbeck (L.) Benth.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Albizia Species: Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.






Synonym Acacia lebbeck (L.) Willd., Albizia latifolia B.Boivin
Flower Color White
Common Name Siris, Woman’s Tongue Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Siris Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Uil Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to about 1800 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details The fruit is a pod15–30 cm long and 2.5-5.0 cm broad, containing six to twelve seeds
Habitat Monsoon forest Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Australia Bark Details Dark-grey, irregularly cracked/ fissured
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Deciduous trees to 25 m high, bark 20-25 mm thick, surface yellowish-brown Leaf Details Leaf-rachises 5-6 in. long, stout, with a large oblong gland near the base; pinnae 2-6 pairs; leaflets 4-9 pairs, shortly petioluled, oblong, oblique, obtuse, glabrous.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found