Sesbania grandiflora

Sesbania grandiflora

(Sesbania, Corkwood Tree, Hummingbird Tree)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Sesbania grandiflora

Common name(s)

Sesbania, Corkwood Tree, Hummingbird Tree

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white to pink. Small tree.

Distinguishing features

Branches drooping, leaves to 30 cm long, 20-40 pairs of leaflets per leaf. Flowers pea-shaped, large to 8 cm long, corolla white to pink. Pods slender, pendulous, 2.5-5.5 cm long.

Sesbania grandiflora