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Taxon: Albizia chinensis (Osbeck) Merr.

 
Genus: Albizia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 2127
Place of publication: Amer. J. Bot. 3:575. 1916
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: revegetator (shade for coffee/tea fide Mem NYBG 74(1):242. 1996) shade/shelter (shade for coffee/tea fide Mem NYBG 74(1):242. 1996)
  • Materials: wood (for wood pulp) wood (for wood pulp)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Delhi, Goa, Mizoram, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Brunei Darussalam, East Timor, Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands] Malaysia [Sabah, Sarawak]


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Uncertain

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Sumatera]


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  2. 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):241.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 11:63-65.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Albizia+chinensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  8. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  9. Huang, Y. H. 1983. A taxonomic study of the genus Albizia Durazz. from China. Acta Bot. Yunnan. 5:135.
  10. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  11. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist
  12. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  14. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  15. Nielsen, I. 1979. Notes on the genus Albizia Durazz. (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae) in Mainland S.E. Asia. Adansonia sér. 2, 19:203.
  16. Nielsen, I. 1985. The Malesian species of Acacia and Albizia (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Opera Bot. 81:40.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: cultivated
  20. Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist

Check other web resources for Albizia chinensis (Osbeck) Merr. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2127. Accessed 19 September 2019.