Acacia pluriglandulosa

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Acacia pluriglandulosa

Description

Tall climbing shrub. Branchlets terete, armed with c. 1 mm long recurved prickles, alternating lines distinct, dark brown and light brown, the dark brown ones with glandular hairs and prickles, light brown ones glabrescent; Leaves evenly scattered along the stem; Stipules lanceolate to subfalcate, c. 2.5 by 0.6 mm, covering the young flowerbuds. Inflorescences consisting of pedunculate glomerules aggregated into terminal or axillary panicles; Flowers white or creamish, bisexual, pentamerous. Stamens 4.5 mm. Ovary 1 mm, puberulous, stipe 1.5 mm. Seeds brown, broadly elliptic, flattened, c. 10-11 by 7 cm;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea.

Citation

Nielsen - in Opera Bot. 1985: f. 8, 10: 11-16
Verdc., Manual New Guin. Legum. 1979: 171