Scientific Name: Albizia lebbek Benth.
Caption: MIMOSACEAE ???? - Flower of a Lebbek Tree, Woman's tongue tree (Albizia lebbek) ????
Photographer: Kai Yan, Joseph Wong
Notes: Lebbek tree is one of the hundred common trees in Hong Kong. Native in the tropical regions of Africa and Asia, its wood can be used to make furniture. The bark contains tannin, which can be used as medicine to relieve inflammation. Lebbeck is also used as an astringent, to treat boils, cough, flu, gingivitis, lung problems, pectoral problems,
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