Pink Siris Albizia julibrissin (Fabaceae) HEIGHT to 13m <br />
Small tree. BARK Smooth and grey. BRANCHES Spreading. LEAVES Pinnate, to 40cm long; each leaf has up to 25 pinnae, each pinna with about 35–50 curved, ovate leaflets, to 1.5cm long, green above, white below. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Pinkish-orange plume-like flowers borne on branched hairy stalks; pods brown, to 15cm long, constricted between seeds. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Asia, planted here occasionally.
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Pink Siris Albizia julibrissin (Fabaceae) HEIGHT to 13m
Small tree. BARK Smooth and grey. BRANCHES Spreading. LEAVES Pinnate, to 40cm long; each leaf has up to 25 pinnae, each pinna with about 35–50 curved, ovate leaflets, to 1.5cm long, green above, white below. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Pinkish-orange plume-like flowers borne on branched hairy stalks; pods brown, to 15cm long, constricted between seeds. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Asia, planted here occasionally.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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