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Albizia falcataria? for ID SN March 18 : 14 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (3)
Tall tree from Lalbag Bengaluru,


Perhaps an exotic element – not recorded in any Indian literature.


Father Mathew has described this species in his flora of Tamilnaducarnatic, it appears to be Falcataria moluccana (Miq.) Barneby & J.W.Grimes (= Albizia falcataria (L.) Fosberg, Paraserianthes falcataria (L.) I.C.Nielsen)


Falcataria moluccana is an introduced species in India.
BUT the species here have flowers in umbellate heads while F.moluccana have flowers in branched spikes.
The ID may please be looked again.


… is right. In fact I have checked all the species of Albizia and segregate taxa so far known to occur in India and it is not matching with any known species.


It looks rather like Albizia odoratissima


efi page on Albizia odoratissima


It is not an Indian plant it is an introduced tee, it is frequently planted in Coorg coffee estates also.


I”m not familiar with introduced Albizia spp.
Albizia odoratissima is commonly seen in Coorg coffee estates.


Whatever I wrote earlier still stands. It is certainly not Albizia odoratissima.


Thank you for your confirmation, Sir. I am curious what it might be.
Interestingly there was another discussion about Falcataria moluccana on this group concerning a tree posted by … from Bangalore.
efi thread


Perhaps you have to send the images to Kew for expert opinion.


Is there a chance of Enterolobium sp?  Just a guess.


I think closer to images at Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb.


I think it is better to watch out for the fruits before confirming the ID


 

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