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Albizia lebbeck is a tree cultivated in mostly tropical and subtropical regions.
The common names are woman's tongue, flea tree or in some regions it is also called as the shak shak tree because of th sound the seeds make in the seed pods.
Please swipe left to see the seed pods.
These trees remain green all year round with flowers grow during late spring to summer.The flower on this tree is off white in colour, these hair like are stamens which are absolutely soft and amazingly fragrant.
The tree usually grows upto 80m tall and has a thick/huge trunk.
The leaves are small and pretty.