para-, = by the side of, near, compared with; similar to, as ingeneric names;
Here – SERIANTHES.
sēres, = a people of Eastern Asia, (the modern Chinese), celebrated for their silken fabrics;
anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower. (BL, Le, ld, LS)
Paraserianthes lophantha subsp. lophantha (invsive alien and naturalised) (G)