Archidendron rufescens

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Archidendron rufescens


Tree up to 21 m high. Branchlets terete, densely rusty tomentose, glabrescent. Leaves: Stipules inconspicuous, rigid, c. 1 mm. Inflorescences cauliflorous, rusty tomentose, consisting of racemes aggregated into panicles to 32 cm, lateral branches 13-19 cm, peduncles up to 7 cm long; Flowers male, penta- or hexamerous. Stamens cream, 55 -65 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovaries not seen (5-7 and villous according to Mohlenbrock, l.с.).


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


For further notes on this species, see Nielsen, l.с.


Nielsen 1984: p. 102. – In: Opera Bot.: f. 70, 71
Verdc. 1979: Manual New Guin. Legum.: 251