Synonyms: Inga saman, Inga salutaris, Enterolobium saman, Acacia Other major authorities accepting Albizia saman as the accepted name include: ILDIS. Albizia saman. Fabaceae – Mimosoideae. F. Muell. Typical flowering tree of A. saman with heavy branching and wide spreading crown here protected in fields in. Large, handsome and spreading, the Rain Tree is easily recognised by its umbrella like canopy of evergreen, feathery foliage and puffs of pink.
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It prefers a mean annual temperature in the range 20 – 35c, being liable to damage if temperatures ever drop below 8c.
Albizia saman (rain tree)
Self-seeding can produce numerous seedlings. However, reference sources are somewhat conflicting as to the degree of naturalization and invasion, especially where it spreads on disturbed sites often in Pacific and Caribbean islands. Distribution Top of page Samam.
Nitrogen Fixing Tree Research Reports, sama This species has been widely planted in agroforestry systems as a shade tree leading to its intentional international distribution and it has been so widely cultivated that the precise native range is now uncertain.
When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Rapid early growth of S.
Albizia saman – Rain Tree
Environment and Ecology, 15 4: Space and et al. Indian Journal of Forestry, 14 3: Common names include saman, rain tree and monkeypod see also below. Revegetation of acidic residues from samxn mining using nodulated and mycorrhizal legume trees. Medicinally, the plant is used in the treatment of diarrhea, stomach pain, and sore throat.
In addition, the pink flowers add to its value as an ornamental. The wood is light in weight; soft but strong; durable to very durable.
Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Treated seed usually germinates quickly, in 6 – 8 days under optimal conditions[ ]. The pods are indehiscent and contain mature seeds, Pulp inside the pod is sticky, sweet and edible for humans. In the native range, S. Flowering trees of the Caribbean. For more information about Smaan Codes click here.
The pods are more or less straight with conspicuously thickened edges, 12 – 20cm long, 1 – 2cm wide ssman 1. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. The wood of S. Qualitative study of the nodulating ability of legumes of Pakistan.
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samann When it rains, water can more easily reach the grass under the tree because of the folded leaves, often resulting in greener grass under the tree, hence the common name of rain tree.
In Costa Rica, parrots may harvest up to a third of the expanded green fruits of S.
A decoction of saaman inner bark and fresh leaves is used as a treatment for diarrhoea[ ]. A moderately durable wood, it is also used in boat building[ ]. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: This species fixes atmospheric nitrogen and the nutritional status of soil is therefore likely to increase.
Albizia saman sometimes treated under the obsolete name Samanea saman albozia, Common names include saman, rain tree and monkeypod. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Comparative growth performance of some multipurpose trees and shrubs grown at Machakos, Kenya. Can be applied to all house plants and vegetable plants.