Archidendron contortum

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Archidendron contortum


Shrub or small tree to 10 m high, 8 cm in diameter. Branchlets terete, brownish, scarcely puberulous or velutinous. Leaves: Inflorescence terminal, puberulous or velutinous, consisting of shortly pedunculate glomerules, aggregated into panicles to 50 cm long; Flowers pentamerous, bisexual. Stamens creamy white or white, to 10 mm long, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovary solitary, subglabrous, with a few scattered hairs only. Seeds bluish-black, ovoid or globose, ± flattened, c. 8 mm in diameter


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Lingga Archipelago present, Peninsular Thailand present
Peninsular Thailand; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Lingga Archipelago.


Nielsen - in Fl. Thailand. 1985: f. 52
Nielsen - in Opera Bot. 1984: f. 27, 28
Burkill - in Diet. 1935: 1760
Whitm. - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1972: 285