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Taxon: Albizia julibrissin Durazz.

Genus: Albizia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Ingeae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 2136
Place of publication: Mag. Tosc. 3(4):11. 1772
Name verified on: 23-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • mimosa   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • mimosa-tree   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • pink siris   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – English
  • silktree   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • silktree albizia   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • siris   (Source: Phytologia 85:106.) – English
  • varay-cotton   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • plenk siris   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • syboom   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • arbre de soie   (Source: UPOV ) – French
  • Federbaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Schirmakazie   (Source: S. Reichel, p.c.) – German
  • Schlafbaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • nemu-no-ki   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • jagwinamu   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:74.) – Transcribed Korean
  • albízia   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • silkesträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey [n.e.]
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan [s.e.]
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [n.]; Nepal; Pakistan [Kashmir]
    Indo-China: Myanmar [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes. 1996. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and allies. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(1):243.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Huang, Y. H. 1983. A taxonomic study of the genus Albizia Durazz. from China. Acta Bot. Yunnan. 5:135.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus. [mentions].
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:74.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Nasir, S. M. & M. Athar. 1998. Fuelwwod as an energy source. Phytologia 85:106.
  • Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University. 1998. Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21.
  • Nielsen, I. 1979. Notes on the genus Albizia Durazz. (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae) in Mainland S.E. Asia. Adansonia sér. 2, 19:221.
  • Nielsen, I. 1985. The Malesian species of Acacia and Albizia (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Opera Bot. 81:48.
  • Office of the Union. 2009. UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. [re. German common names].
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Check other web resources for Albizia julibrissin Durazz.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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