Albizia mollis (Wall.) Boivin

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Mimosa odoratissima L.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Albizia odoratissima var. mollis Benth. ex Baker; Albizia odoratissima var. subhedarii M.R.Almeida
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Albizia julibrissin var. mollis (Wall.) Benth.
  • Common name : East Indian Walnut, Siris Tree, Mother in-law's Tongue
  • Vernacular name : Siris (Hindi); Bage mara, Shirasi mara (Kannada); Sirisha (Sanskrit)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Leaflets grey or tawny velvety
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Bidar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Vol. 1; 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 mollis. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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