Adenanthera pavonina

Native Range

Native Continent

Asia-Temperate, Asia-Tropical, Australasia


China (south)


Bangladesh, India, Sikkim, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Goa, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Indochina, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia,


Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory,

Natural Habitat

Deciduous forests at low elevations in both primary and secondary formations, sometimes in calcareous soils. Locally common in many Pacific Islands along roadsides, dry open forest and disturbed areas from sea-level to lower montane.