Albizia sherriffii Baker f. (syn: Albizia vernayana Merr.);
Bhutan (N); China (N): Xizang Zizhiqu; Yunnan; India (N): Arunachal Pradesh; Assam; Sikkim; Myanmar (N) as per ILDIS;
Similar to A. julibrissin but tree 10-25m; leaf rachises 10-30cm with an oval gland 3mm near base and another smaller one near apex; pinnae 9-18 pairs, 6-10cm; leaflets 16-27 pairs oblong 5-9(-12) x 2-3(-4)mm, apex acute, upwardly curved, base truncate, sessile midrib closer to upper margin, dark green glabrous above, pale appressed pubescent beneath; heads 30-flowered, on simple peduncles 6-8cm in axillary clusters, sometimes in terminal panicles; calyx 5-6mm, brownish tomentose; corolla 10-12mm, whitish pubescentl; filaments 3-3.5cm, creamy white; pods thinly coriaceous, 12-15 x 1.5-2cm, 15-22-seeded.
(attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1987 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)
Albizia sherriffii (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Photographer: Mr. Santanu Dey
Botanical name: Albizia sherriffii Baker.f. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae).
Location: Nagaland, India
Habit: Trees, 10 – 20 m high.
Habitat: In primary forests between 800 – 1200 m altitudes, ascending to 2000 m on the Himalayas (in subtropical forests).
Distribution: India (Sikkim, North-East India), Bhutan, Myanmar and China.