Archidendron tenuiracemosum

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Archidendron tenuiracemosum


Shrub or small tree up to 4 m high. Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves: Stipules not seen; Inflorescences cauliflorous or ramiflorous, glabrous or densely puberulous, probably not pendulous, consisting of racemosely arranged umbels of 1-5 flowers, floral bracts inconspicuous, oblong-linear, 0.5-1 mm; Flowers pentamerous, male and bisexual, pale green. Stamens white, (10-)20-30 mm, tube equalling the corolla- tube. Ovaries solitary or absent in male flowers, 2-3 in bisexual flowers, glabrous. Seeds black, obovoid, slightly compressed, c. 12 by 8 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present, Morobi present, Obi present, West Irian present
Malesia: Moluccas (Morobi, Obi), New Guinea (West Irian).


A poorly known species; for further notes see Nielsen, l.с.


Verdc. 1979: Manual New Guin. Legum.: 215
De Wit 1952: p. 96. – In: Reinwardtia: sub spec, excl.
Nielsen 1984: p. 100. – In: Opera Bot.: f. 67, 69
Verdc. 1979: Manual New Guin. Legum.: 253
Kosterm. 1954 – In: Reinwardtia: 23