Calliandra surinamensis Benth.,
Lond. J. Bot. 3 (1844)
Latin for 'from Suriname'.
Acacia fasciculata (Willd.) Poir.
Anneslia fasciculata (Willd.) Kleinhoonte
Calliandra angustidens Britton & Killip
Calliandra tenuiflora Benth.
Feuilleea fasciculata Kuntze
Inga fasciculata Willd.
Shrub up to 6 m tall. Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets opposite, small,
tripli-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 5 mm diameter, white-pink, protruding
stamens, placed in umbell-like inflorescences. Fruits ca. 100 mm long, green,
Introduced into tropical Asia, usually planted as an ornamental. Possibly
able to colonize open vegetation types and regrowth.
Ornamental. Leaves are used as an ingredient for a medicine against an eye
Originally from tropical South America. Introduced into tropical Asia. In
Borneo known to occur in Sarawak and East-Kalimantan.
Borneo: Daun assam Jawa.