Albizia inundata

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Albizia inundata
Cathormion polyanthum.jpg
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Albizia
Species: A. inundata
Binomial name
Albizia inundata
(Mart.) Barneby & J.W. Grimes

Many, see text

Albizia inundata is a perennial tree native to South America. Common names include maloxo, muqum, paloflojo, Timbo Blanco, Timbo-ata, and also "canafistula" though this usually is Golden Shower Tree (Cassia fistula).[1]

It grows to a height of up to 20 m.[2] The leaves of Albizia inundata contain dimethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic drug.[3]


The synonymy of this species is quite confusing; related plants have been described by various authors under the same name as A. inundata. Junior synonyms of A. inundata are:[1]

Acacia multiflora Kunth. is Albizia multiflora var. multiflora
  • Acacia polyantha A.Spreng.
  • Albizia polyantha (A.Spreng.) G.P.Lewis
  • Arthrosamanea polyantha (A.Spreng.) Burkart
  • Arthrosamanea polycephala (Griseb.) Burkart
  • Cathormion polyanthum (A.Spreng.) Burkart
  • Cathormion polycephalum Burkart
Cathormion polycephalum (Griseb.) Burkart is Albizia polycephala
  • Enterolobium polycephalum Griseb.
  • Feuilleea polycephala (Griseb.) Kuntze
  • Pithecellobium multiflorum (Kunth) Benth var. brevipedunculata Chodat & Hassl.
Pithecellobium multiflorum (Kunth) Benth is Albizia multiflora var. multiflora
Pithecellobium multiflorum Merr. is Archidendron merrillii
  • Pithecellobium pendulum Lindm.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b ILDIS (2005)
  2. ^ SMN (2008)
  3. ^ Rätsch (2004)


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