Albizia procera (Roxb.) Benth.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Mimosa procera Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Albizia procera (Roxb.) Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Albizia procera (Roxb.) Benth.
  • Common name : Hill Siris, White siris tree
  • Vernacular name :
    • Safed Siris (Hindi)
    • Bili bage, Belati, Bilishirasi mara (Kannada)
    • Velvagai, Kondavaghe (Tamil)
    • Talla-chinduga, Pasaraganni (Telugu)
    • Sarapatri, Serbi, Garkhair, Maranga, Satpuri, Tentra (Oria)
    • Chalavaka, Kottavaga, Jalavaka, Vellavaka (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, along streams and sometimes planted
  • Comments / notes : Hill forests
  • Key identification features : Large deciduous tree; bark is whitish or grey marked with horizontal lines, often stained with brown, blaze red
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Planted
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district, Tirunelveli district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Assam : Assam
  • World Distribution : India, Andamans (India), Myanmar, Malesia, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Naidu, M.T. & O.A. Kumar 2015. Tree species diversity in the Eastern Ghats of Northern Andhra Pradesh, India. JoTT 7 (8): 7443-7459
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Albizia procera. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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