Chandigarh Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Chandigarh (India)
Designed & Developed by Bioinformatics Centre, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Albizia procera (Roxb.) Benth.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Albizia Species: Albizia procera (Roxb.) Benth.






Synonym Mimosa elata Roxb., Mimosa coriaria Blanco Flower Color White
Common Name forest siris, safed siris,brown albiza Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name White Siris Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Safed siris Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up To 1500 M Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details 10 To 20 Cm Long And 1.8 To 2.5cm Broad, Changing From Green To Deep Red Or Reddish Brown On Maturity Each Contains 6 To 12 Seeds
Habitat Found In Monsoon Forest, Mix Deciduas Forest , Road Sides And Dry Gullies Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, South East Asia, Papua New Guinea And Northern Australia Bark Details Bark Yellowish Green, Yellowish-brown Or Brown With Horizontal Ridges
Distribution in chandigarh Sector 1, Sector 16, Sector 26, Sector 36 Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Deciduous trees, upto 30 m high, Bark 10-15 mm, thick, surface greenish-yellow, smooth, exfoliation small, irregular; blaze red; branchlets brownish to blackish or yellowish, terete, 3-13 mm thick, silky pubescent. Leaves bipinnate, alternate, stipulate; stipule free, lateral, rachis 13-30 cm long, pinnae 2-5 (6) pairs, 9.7-27 cm long, leaflets 4-20, opposite, even pinnate, estipellate, petiolule 2-3 mm long; lamina 2.5-5 x 1.8-3 cm. Flowers bisexual, yellowish-white, in globose heads, forming axillary or terminal panicles .Calyx tube narrowly obconic, 2.5-3 x 1.5-2 mm. Corolla 5-7 mm long. Stamens many, 8-12 mm long. Ovary oblong, stipitate, glabrous. Style filiform. Stigma terminal. Fruit a pod 10-20 x 1.8-2.5 cm, strap-shaped, flat, thin walled, rostrate at apex, glabrous, often glossy, faintly reticulately veined. seeds 5-12, ovate-elliptic, compressed, greenish-brown. Leaf Details Leaflets 12-24 On Each Pinna Lateral Nerves Rather Prominent

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