EPPO Global Database

Albizia julibrissin(ALBJU)

Last modification: 2002-09-14

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ALBJU
  • Preferred name: Albizia julibrissin
  • Authority: Durazzini


Southern Asia, from Caucasus and Iran to China and Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu). Cultivated as an ornamental tree, widely planted in the Mediterranean area

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Common names
Name Language
Persian acacia English
pink siris English
silk tree English
silk-tree albizia English (US)
silk-tree mimosa English (US)
varay cotton English
Julibrissinalbizzie German
persische Seidenakazie German
Schlafbaum German
acacia de Constantinople French
albizia julibrissin French
arbre à soie French
arbre de sommeil French
acacia de Constantinopla Spanish
acacia de Persia Spanish
acacia persa Spanish
acacia taperera Spanish
albizia Spanish
árbol de Constantinopla Spanish
árbol de las sedas Spanish
parasol de la China Spanish
acacia de Constantinopoli Italian
albero de la seta Italian
gaggia arborea Italian
gaggia di Constaninopoli Italian
acacia van Constantinopel Dutch
ネムノキ Japanese
nemu-no-ki Japanese
альбиция ленкоранская Russian
альбиция обыкновенная Russian
альбиция шёлковая Russian
ленкоранская акация Russian
спящее дерево Russian
шёлковая акация Russian
gülibrişim Turkish
albicie Albanian
acàcia taperera Catalan
arbre de la seda Catalan
hé huān Chinese
合欢 Chinese
albicija  Croatian
arborele de matase Romanian
ghiulbersin Romanian
albicija Slovene
альбіція ленкоранська Ukrainian