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Friday, 27 January 2012

Albizia procera Forest Siris

Common Names: Forest Siris, Rain Siris, Tree-Coma, Tall Albizia
Species: Albizia procera

Forest Siris is normally a small native Australian rainforest tree, the one in this photo is a particularly large specimen. It has white staminate flowers which are followed by 3cm long red seed pods. It is deciduous, dropping its leaves from August to September. It also naturally occurs in parts of Asia.