Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Pithecellobium saman (Jacq.) Benth.

FABACEAE Family selection - Pea family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

Taxon Page:

Name: Pithecellobium saman (Jacq.) Benth. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: London J. Bot. 3: 216. 1844
Rank: species
See: ► Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr.

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Raintree

Grown habit: Tree
Duration: Perennial

= Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr.
= Albizia saman (Jacq.) F. Muell.


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Pithecellobium

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Pithecellobium saman (Jacq.) Benth.
Map for Pithecellobium saman (Jacq.) Benth.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Pithecellobium sonorae S. Watson [54]
2) Pithecellobium unguis-cati (L.) Benth. [266]
3) Pithecoctenium crucigerum (L.) A.H. Gentry [121]
4) Pittosporum acuminatum H. Mann var. degeneri Sherff [50]
5) Pittosporum acuminatum H. Mann var. magnifolium Sherff [37]
6) Pittosporum amplectens Sherff [48]
7) Pittosporum cauliflorum H. Mann [31]
8) Pittosporum cladanthum Sherff var. gracilipes Sherff [47]
9) Pittosporum confertiflorum A. Gray var. microphyllum Sherff [51]
10) Pittosporum gayanum Rock var. waialealae Rock [54]

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