Albizia lathamii Hole

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Albizia lathamii Hole
  • Common name : Stipulate Siris
  • Vernacular name : Kal bage, Hotte bage, Sikarke (Kannada); Natoonjal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : A tall deciduous tree found in scrub jungles at elevations 400-700m
  • Key identification features : Bark purplish-red with white lenticels. Pods small.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district, Ramanathapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Central and Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Albizia lathamii. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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