Pithecellobium montanum Benth.

  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Abarema cuneadena (Kosterm.) Kosterm.; Abarema sessiliflora (Merr.) Kosterm.; Archidendron clypearia var. sessiliflorum (Merr.) I.C.Nielsen; Inga falcifolia Hassk.; Inga fasciformis Hassk.; Inga montana Span. ex Miq.; Inga subfalcata Zoll. & Moritzi; Pithecellobium cuneadenum Kosterm.; Pithecellobium montanum Benth.; Pithecellobium sessiliflorum Merr.; Pithecellobium variegatum Blume ex Miq.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Archidendron clypearia var. montanum (Benth.) M.G.Gangop. & Chakrab.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Trees; branchlets acute-angular; Leaves bipinnate, raised glands between pair of leaflets; leaflets 24-32 pairs, rigidly subcoriaceous, acute or subacute, glossy above, densely silky pubescent beneath; Flowers in axillary and terminaI panicles, whitish; Pods twisted, rigid, 6-12 seeded.
  • Flower, Fruit : March- November
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 444
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pithecellobium montanum. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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