Albizia julibrissin Durazz.

Common name

English: Persian silk tree

German: Schlafbaum, Seidenbaum

Mandarin: 合欢 (he huan)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Albizia (4)

           Epithet: julibrissin Durazz. (1)

julibrissin => derived from the Persian word ghulibmhim meaning silk rose

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Albizia julibrissin at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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