Albizia procera

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Albizia procera


Tree to 30 m; Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves: Stipules linear or filiform, to 0.5 mm, caducous. Inflorescences composed of pedunculate glomerules aggregated into terminal axillary sparsely puberulous panicles; Stamens greenish white, to 12.5 mm long, tube longer than the corolla tube, shorter than the corolla. Ovary glabrous, c. 1.5 mm, stipe 0.3-0.5 mm. Seeds obovate-elliptic to elliptic, flattened, c. 7-8.5 by 4.5-6.5 by 15 mm;


Asia-Temperate: Hainan (Hainan present); Taiwan (Taiwan present), Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; India present; Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera cultivated); Thailand (Thailand present), Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), Burma present, Kai Islands present, S China present, Tanim- bar present
India, Burma, Indo-China, Thailand, S China (Hainan), Taiwan, Australia (Queensland); in Malesia: Java, Philippines, Celebes, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Kai Islands, Tanim- bar, New Guinea; Borneo (one collection only), Sumatra (possibly cultivated).


Wood hard and heavy, used for moulding, furniture, cabinets; also for making charcoal.


Easily propagated by stumps or cuttings.


Roxb. 1832 – In: Fl. Ind.: 548
Wight & Arn. 1834: Prod.: 275
Benth. 1985: p. 38. – In: Opera Bot.: f. 23
Blanco 1879 – In: Fl. Filip., ed. 3: 136
DC. 1825 – In: Prod.: 466
Nielsen 1979 – In: Adansonia: 223
Ho 1970: p. 805. – In: Illus. Fl. S. Vietnam, ed. 2: f. 2036
Benth. 1985 – In: Fl. Thailand: 191
Backer & Bakh. f. 1963 – In: Fl. Java: 554
Verdc. 1979: Manual New Guin. Legum: 187: f. 50
Blanco 1845: Fl. Filip., ed. 1845: 506
Benth. 1981: p. 89. – In: Fl. Camb. Laos Vietnam: pl. 16