Archidendron novo-guineense

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Archidendron novo-guineense

Description

Tree 6-9 m high. Branchlets terete, grey-brown, glabrous. Leaves: Stipules and stipular glands not seen. Inflorescences insufficiently known, probably axillary and puberulous, consisting of pedunculate glomerules aggregated into panicles up to 25 cm long; Flowers possibly tetramerous, bisexual. Stamens c. 20 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovary(-ies) 1 (or 2), glabrous, subsessile. Seeds brownish, oblong, ± compressed, c. 6 by 4 mm.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, Central Prov present, Kappa-Kappa present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Central Prov., Kappa-Kappa).

Notes

Only known from the type, a fragmentary specimen. Closely related to A. arborescens.

Citation

Verdc., Manual New Guin. Legum. 1979: 218