Albizia saman (sometimes treated under the obsolete name Samanea saman), Common names include saman, rain tree and monkeypod Albizia can be deciduous trees, shrubs or climbers, with attractive bipinnate leaves with tiny leaflets, and flower heads composed of many small flowers with prominent stamens.
This species is globally distributed in Indo-Malesia. Within India, it is distriubted in the sub-Himalayan tracts and slopes, and valleys up to 1500 m, West Bengal, Assam, Peninsular India, but it is not so common in northern, western and central India.
Common name: pink silk tree
Height: Upto 30 to 40 feet
Difficulty level: Easy
Germination Period : 10 days
Number of seeds : More than 400 seeds