Archidendron calliandrum

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Archidendron calliandrum


Tree up to 15 m high. Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves: Stipules, stipular scars or stipular glands not seen. Inflorescences cauliflorous, very thinly rusty puberulous, consisting of pedunculate umbels aggregated into shortly branched panicles, 4.5-12 cm; Flowers pentamerous, male or bisexual. Stamens 50-70 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovaries 3 or 4, glabrous. Seeds black with a distinct bloom, subglobose or subglobose-cylin- drical, c. 30-45 by 22-32 by 20-30 mm.


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


Morphologically close to A. be Hum (Nielsen, l.с.).


Verdc., Manual New Guin. Legum. 1979: 233
Kosterm. - in Adansonia. 1966: 369
Nielsen - in Opera Bot. 1984: f. 70, 71