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Samanea saman cultivars

Family Name: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Roadside Tree / Palm Ornamental Flowers Ornamental Foliage Tree

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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Tree
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic
Plant Shape Umbrella

Biogeography

Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Fertile Loamy Soils, Poor Infertile Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Waterlogged Soils, Acidic (low pH) Soils
Landscape Uses General, Roadside Tree / Palm, Shade Providing Tree / Palm, Focal Plant, Container Planting
Thematic Landscaping Naturalistic Garden

Fauna, Pollination and Dispersal

Pollination Method(s) Biotic (Fauna)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Plant Growth Rate Slow
Propagation Method Seed, Stem Cutting

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth, Velvety / Furry / Tomentose, Thin
Foliar Type Compound
Foliar Arrangement Along Stem Alternate
Foliar Shape(s) Non-Palm Foliage
Foliar Venation Pinnate / Net
Foliar Margin Entire

Non - Foliar and Storage

Branch Angle (wrt vertical) Woody
Mature Bark Texture Fissured
Stem Type & Modification Woody
Root Type Underground

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) Pink, White
Inflorescence Type Head / Capitulum

Fruit, Seed and Spore

Mature Fruit Colour(s) - Angiosperms and Gymnosperms Brown
Fruit Classification Simple Fruit
Fruit Type 1 Indehiscent Dry Fruit

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Master ID 34064
Species ID 8480
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Species record last updated on: 11 June 2021.
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