Archidendron alatum

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Archidendron alatum


Shrub to 4 m high. Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves: Inflorescences cauliflorous, glabrous, consisting of unbranched racemes c. 1 cm long, floral bracts eglandular, 1.5-2 mm, pedicels 4-6 mm, glabrous, striate. Flowers tetramerous, bisexual, green. Stamens white, 50-60 mm, tube not seen. Ovaries 2 or 3, glabrous.


Asia-Tropical, Beaufort R present, West Irian present
Malesia: West Irian (Beaufort R.).


Only known from the type collection (Pulle 383, iso BO, L).


Nielsen 1984 – In: Opera Bot.: 95
Verdc. 1979: Manual New Guin. Legum.: 229