Tree information

Genus: 

Albizia

Species: 

odoratissima

Author: 

(L.f.) Benth.

Family: 

Mimosaceae
Occurrence

Native to Nepal, up to about 1000m.

Artificial regeneration

Nursery techniques are similar to those for other Albizia species.

It has not been planted here as far as is known but it has been used for plantations in India.

Its growth rate is comparable with that of A. lebbeck.

The seed ripens in January to February and there are about 16,000 seeds kg-1. In India about 7000 plants can be raised from 1 kg of seed. Stored seed retains its viability well.

Importance in Nepal

It is used in Nepal as a fodder species (Panday,1982).

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