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 1985: p. 211. – In: Fl. Thailand. f. 52
Burkill 1935 – In: Diet. p 1760
Nielsen 1984: p. 58. – In: Opera Bot. f. 27, 28
Whitm. 1972 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 285