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Common name

English: Persian silk tree

German: Schlafbaum, Seidenbaum

Mandarin: 合欢 (he huan)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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