Albizia julibrissin

Albizia julibrissin

  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Albizia julibrissin
  • Flower name
    Albizia julibrissin
  • Scientific name
    Albizia julibrissin
  • Aliasコウカン, 合歓木
  • Place of originJapan, South Asia
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August
  • Language of flowersHeart crush

What is Albizia julibrissin

Albizia julibrissin (scientific name: Albizia julibrissin) is a native of Japan and South Asia, and it is a deciduous small and tall tree of the family Fabaceae. In early summer, a lot of peach stamens gather and hemispherical flowers bloom. In the evening, I will sleep the leaves together. Although it is a leguminaceae, the flowers do not have the butterfly shape unique to the legume family, they are alternating with even number of feathered compound leaves. When dried, the bark turns into a herbal medicine called gouganhi, which is used as a back pain or sedation agent.

Common name: Albizia julibrissin, aka: nebunoki, silk tree, Place of Origin: Japan, South Asia, height: 6 to 10 m, flower color: peach flower, inflorescence diameter: 5 cm, flowering period: June to August, leaf color: green, tree shape: inverted umbrella, bark: gray brown, fruit shape: oval, Seed shape: oval, seed color: brown.


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Albizia
  • Species
    A. julibrissin
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous small and tall tree
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height600.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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