Leucaena latisiliqua (L.) Gillis

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Synonym(s) : Acacia bahamensis (Benth.) Griseb.; Acacia latisiliqua (L.) Willd.; Albizia latisiliqua (L.) F.Muell.; Leucaena latisiliqua (L.) Gillis; Lysiloma bahamense Benth.; Lysiloma latisiliquum var. latifoliolatum (A.Barreto & Yakovlev) Bässler; Lysiloma latisiliquum subsp. latifoliolatum A.Barreto & Yakovlev; Mimosa latisiliqua L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Leucaena latisiliqua (L.) Gillis
  • Common name : Horse tamarind
  • Vernacular name :
    • Subabul (Hindi)
    • Subabul (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : It is often cultivated in agroforestry systems.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Ladakh : Leh district
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Kashmir
  • Native : Bahamas, Belize, Cuba, Florida, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Turks-Caicos Is.
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : South Mexico, Florida to Cuba and East Himalaya, Free State, French Guiana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Trinidad-Tobago, West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 117
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Leucaena latisiliqua. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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