Synonyms: Inga saman, Inga salutaris, Enterolobium saman, Acacia Other major authorities accepting Albizia saman as the accepted name include: ILDIS. Albizia saman. Fabaceae – Mimosoideae. F. Muell. Typical flowering tree of A. saman with heavy branching and wide spreading crown here protected in fields in. Large, handsome and spreading, the Rain Tree is easily recognised by its umbrella like canopy of evergreen, feathery foliage and puffs of pink.

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All plant pages have their own unique code. Albizia saman sometimes treated under the obsolete name Samanea samanCommon names include saman, rain tree and monkeypod. Winrock International, Morrilton, Arkansas, U.

The pods, which are produced in the middle of the dry season, may equal good quality hay in nutritive value and are avidly consumed by cattle, goats pigs and other herbivores.

Samanea Saman, Albizia saman, Rain Tree – 0.5 Kg Seeds

Fieldiana Botany24 5. Trees for development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Flowers are believed to be pollinated by large night-flying hawk and noctuid moths, the central, enlarged flower of the inflorescence providing nectar. Description Top of sxman S.

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These are oval and have no stalks, becoming larger and more curved towards the end. Bawa KS, Buckley D, In areas of high rainfall the tree has a tendency to be shallow-rooted, but is deep rooted when grown in drier areas[ abizia. However, it is noted that this species has already been widely introduced and so any risk is likely to be associated with existing plantings. It takes a high polish but is often very cross-grained, making it difficult to work except when green. Impact Top of page The large crown and heavy branches are susceptible to hurricane damage and can be top-heavy and dangerous near houses, while the far-reaching root system can lift foundations and road surfaces, making it an unsuitable urban amenity tree Allen and Allen, ; Little and Wadsworth, Upto 30 to 40 feet Difficulty level: The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.


Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey’s earring: Plants For A Future have a number albziia books available in paperback and digital form. Treated seed usually germinates quickly, in 6 – 8 days under optimal conditions[ ].

Poulsen KM, Stubsgaard F, Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. As a prime source of dry season feed and an unsurpassed shade tree, S.

Many early introductions are known to be from one or a few trees. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Indian Veterinary Journal, 65 5: At night and on cloudy albiaia, branches hang down and the leaves fold down and inward, allowing rain to fall directly on albizzia ground and promoting cooling through exposing the ground[ ].

Most names that originated in Europe where the tree hardly grows at all are some variety of “rain tree”. In the Caribbean region, it is occasionally called marsave.


List Acacia propinqua A. Intensity of predation albizi Pithecellobium saman Leguminosae by Merobruchus columbinus and Stator limbatus Bruchidae in Costa Rican deciduous forest. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Garden Uses Impressive tropical shade tree.

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Tell a friend about this flower! Crown spreading, relatively dense with drooping foliage.

Time and production studies in some private sawmills of Chittagong District. Effects of dry tropical forest fragmentation on the reproductive success and genetic structure of the tree Samanea saman.

Albizia saman – Rain Tree

The mean annual rainfall is estimated to be – mm, with a dry season duration of 0 – 6 months. Effects albixia trees on paddy bund on soil fertility and rice growth in northeast Thailand. Insect Environment, 2 2: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Albizia saman.

More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: The silvicultural potential of the closely related S. The algizia are chewed for treating a sore throat[ ].