Acacia tawitawiensis

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Acacia tawitawiensis


Presumably a woody climber. Leaves evenly scattered along the stem; Stipules triangular, acute, c. 0.5-0.8 by 0.3-0.7, glandular puberulous. Inflorescences consisting of pedunculate glomerules aggregated into terminal panicles; Flowers male and bisexual within one glomerule, pentamerous. Stamens 4.5 mm. Ovary, pods and seeds not seen.


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Tawitawi present
Malesia: Philippines (Tawitawi).


Close to the New Guinean A. pluriglandulosa, but leaflets fewer and larger, with a different base; flowering glomerules smaller, floral bracts with a broader basal portion (cf. Nielsen, l.c.).