1.2- Species Sesbania grandiflora (L.) Poir. - Agati, White dragon tree or Austrlian corkwood tree. + Overview Sesbania grandiflora (syn. Aeschynomene grandiflora, Agati grandiflora) also known as agati, white dragon tree or hummingbird tree, is a small tree in the genus Sesbania in the tribe Sesbanieae in the subfamiy Faboideae of the family Fabaceae. It is a fast-growing tree, leaves are regular and rounded and the flowers white and red in color according to its species. The fruits look like flat, long and thin green beans. The tree thrives under full exposure to sunshine and is extremely frost sensitive. Indigenous from Malaysia to North Australia; cultivated in many parts of India. It has a large number of traditional uses. It grows where there is good soil and hot, humid temperature. Will die in snowy or cold weather, fully tropical plant. Synonyms Aeschynomene grandiflora (L.) L. Agati grandiflora (L.) Desv. Robinia grandiflora L. Sesban grandiflorus Poir. + Common names - English: Agati, Agathi, Agati sesbania, August flower, Australian corkwood tree, flamingo bill, grandiflora, sesban, swamp pea, tiger tongue, scarlet wistaria-tree, vegetable-hummingbird, West Indian pea, white dragon tree and hummingbird tree. - French: Colbri vegetal, Fagotier, Fleur papillon, Papillon, Pois valette, Pois vallier, Pois valliere. - Indonesian: Toroy, Turi, Tuw. - Filipino: Gauai-gauai, Katuday, Katurai, Pan. - Khmer: Ângkiëdèi. - Malay: kacang turi, petai belalang, sesban, sesban getih. - Thai: Kae-ban, Khae, Ton kae. - Vietnamese: So dua (So đũa).
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