Albizia philippinensis

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Albizia philippinensis


Small to medium-sized tree, up to 12 m, d.b.h. to 40 cm. Branchlets terete, slightly puberulous, glabrescent. Leaves: Stipules with the juvenile leaves auriculate-cordate, with a caudate apex, c. 1.5 by 1.3 cm, those in the inflorescence ovate, acute, concave, c. 3 mm. Inflorescences composed of pedunculate glomerules, aggregated into terminal, yellowish to whitish tomentose-woolly panicles; Flowers dimorphic, pentamerous, bisexual. Stamens c. 10-14 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovary sessile, glabrous c. 1 mm. Seeds dark olive- green, broadly ovate-elliptic, elliptic, or suborbicu- lar, sometimes irregular, flat, 7-8 by 6 by 0.6 mm;


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Luzon present, Mindoro present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro).


Related to A. chinensis (Osbeck) Merr., but distinct by smaller stipules, different petiolar glands, smaller flowers, and seeds with a larger areole.