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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Tropical Asia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Albizi, Bonara Vazaha, Siran

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Forage, Wood

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Forage, Wood

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Comoros, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Hawaii, Madagascar, Tanzania, Tuamotu, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Albizia chinensis (Osbeck) Merr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2012 I Wayan Sukadana (Frog) [IWS 005], East Timor K000733730
Jun 1, 2010 Psedeep, S.V. [20560], India K000724063
Jan 1, 1991 Loher, A. [2155], Philippines K000296209
Aug 1, 1980 Wheeler, J.M. [ANU 5851], Papua New Guinea K000654422
Aug 1, 1980 Verdcourt, B. [4923], Papua New Guinea K000654421
McGregor, R.C [22901], Philippines K000296210
Du Puy, D.J. [M19], Madagascar K000724055
Du Puy, D.J. [M19], Madagascar K000724056
Du Puy, D.J. [M209], Madagascar K000724060
Du Puy, D.J. [M378], Madagascar K000724059
Du Puy, D.J. [M378], Madagascar K000724058
Du Puy, D.J. [M164], Madagascar K000724057
Du Puy, D.J. [M209], Madagascar K000724061
Du Puy, D.J. [M209], Madagascar K000724062
Smith, J.C. [217] Albizia stipulata K000800931
s.coll. [5236], Nepal Albizia stipulata K000800932
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 5237], Bangladesh Acacia smithiana K001120247
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5237] Acacia smithiana K001120245
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5237] Acacia smithiana K001120246
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5236], Myanmar Acacia stipulata K001120244
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5236] Acacia stipulata K001120243
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5236], Nepal Acacia stipulata K001120242
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5243], India Acacia marginata K001120256

First published in Amer. J. Bot. 3: 575 (1916)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • St. John, H. (1988). Census of the Flora of the Gambier islands, Polynesia Pacific Plant Studies 43: 1-34.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Brenan, J. P. M. (1959). Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & Long, D. G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
  • Nielsen, I. (1985). Flora of Thailand, Vol 4 Part 2. Mimosaceae. In: T. Smithinans
  • Nielsen, I. C. (1992). Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0