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Common name: Potka Siris • Assamese: পোট্কা সিৰিস Potka Siris
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Bangladesh (N); Bhutan (N); Cambodia (N) ; China (N); Guangxi ; Yunnan ; India (N):  Arunachal Pradesh; Assam ; Bihar ; Himachal Pradesh; Maharashtra ; Manipur ; Meghalaya ; Nagaland ; Punjab ; Sikkim ; Tamil Nadu ; Tripura ; Uttar Pradesh ; West Bengal; Indonesia (I); Jawa (N) ; Laos (N); Malaysia (I) ; Myanmar (N); Nepal (N) ; Pakistan (I); Peninsular Malaysia (N) ; Taiwan (N) ; Thailand (N) ; Vietnam (N) as per ILDIS;
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Tree 7-15m. Leaf rachises 3-7cm, with an elliptic gland near base and a circular one near apex, pinnae 1(-3) pairs, !-5cm, leaflets (1-)2(-7) pairs, ovate-elliptic, 7-15 x 3-7cm, acute or acuminate, base cuneate or rounded, ± glabrous, upper surface ± glossy, reticulate. Panicles terminal, ± corymbose, heads 7-12-flowered. Calyx 2-3mm, whitish puberulous. Corolla 5-6mm, pubescent. Stamens yellow or cream-coloured. filaments 2cm. Pods coriaceous 15-20 x 3-3.5cm. seeds 6-8, suborbicular, 1cm diameter.

Fl.April-September
Hot dry slopes by rivers.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1987 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)
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Albizia lucidior (Steud.) I.C.Nielsen : 2 posts by 2 authors. 3 images.
Albizia lucidior (Steud.) I.C.Nielsen – Common tree from Guwahati area of Assam




Tree ID from Bangladesh _SM9996 : 12 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)- 1 Mb each.

Any better images?

Attachments (3)- 1 Mb each.


Another picture of Tree 2 (previously sent)
Attachments (1) – 3 Mb

large tree (tree-1 image) belongs from Fabaceae ?

this may be close to Albizzia lucidior

Thanks … Yes it is, It is Vulnerable in Bangladesh. I never seen any individual except it.



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MS May, 2018/08 Archidendron sp. for ID : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)
Location : Tamdil, Mizoram
Altitude : ca 750 m.
Date : 08-05-2018
Habit : Middle-sized evergreen tree
Habitat : Wild
Mizo name Ar-dah

Not match


May be Albizia lucidior.


… is right.  The characters appear to be within the range of variation of Albizia lucidior having 1-3 pairs of pinnae and (1-) 2-5 (-7) pairs of leaflets, acuminate at apex and the terminal, once or twice branched panicles of heads (2-few-together) and the latter with 10-15 dimorphic flowers (central flower different from the marginal flowers). Image of the pods are welcome.




Seeking Id of a Albizia species: 2 high res. images.
I would like to seek ID for a Albizia sp.


Please check Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. !


Thank you for your valuable suggestions on this species. However, I feel this species does not qualify to be called A. lebbeck. Because Alebbeck has leaves rounded at apex and base, seeds 5-15 whereas this Albizia has acute or shortly acuminate apex and cuneate base, and seeds not more than 8 nos per pod. Moreover, Pinnae not more than 3 pairs, and leaflets not more than 7 pairs in this species.


Albizia lucidior (Steud.) I.C.Nielson ex H.Hara ??


Some morphological characteristics of the species are:

Rachis: 7 – 17 cm long
Base gland: rounded or elliptical
Apical gland: 1 or 2 (rounded)
Pinnae: 1 – 3 pairs
Leaflets: 2 – 7 pairs
Leaflet: 4 – 7.5 x 1.6 – 3.5 cm
Petiole: c. 2 mm long
Pod: 9 – 20 x 2 – 3 cm
Seeds: 3 to 8 nos (ca. 5 to 8 mm long).
The Pinnae and leaflets are matching with A. lucidior but other characters are mismatching. Probably, it refers to this species only.

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Albizia lucidior (Steud.) I.C.Nielson ex H.Hara:

Location: Suryavinayak, Bhaktapur, Nepal 
Date: 17 April 2023
Elevation: 1450 m.
Habit : Wild

Yes, appears close as per images at
https://efloraofindia.com/2017/02/13/albizia-lucidior/


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Fabaceae for identification?:

Help me identify this Fabaceae member
Photographed in Nirijuli, Papum Pare District, Arunachal Pradesh on 22 ‎April ‎2017.
The forest type is Semi Evergreen.


Pl. check
https://efloraofindia.com/2011/11/09/archidendron-bigeminum/
https://efloraofindia.com/2017/02/13/albizia-lucidior/
Or something similar.


I am confused about this.


Albizia lucidior (Steud.) I.C.Nielson ex H.Hara



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References:
Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS  Flora of China FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  Bhutan Biodiversity Portal  Useful Tropical Plants  Flora Malesiana