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Taxon: Albizia richardiana King & Prain

Synonym of Albizia niopoides (Spruce ex Benth.) Burkart

Genus: Albizia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 312546
Place of publication: Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 9:32. 1895
Link to protologue:
  • • described from cultivation
  • • mistakenly referred to Madagascar
Name Verified on: 14-May-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. 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):222.
  2. Benthall, A. P. 1933. The trees of Calcutta 220.
  3. Rico Arce, M. de L. 1992. Notes on Albizia niopoides (Spruce ex Benth.) Burkart (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) Kew Bull. 47:700.

Check other web resources for Albizia richardiana King & Prain :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

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=312546. Accessed 19 April 2019.