Archidendron borneense

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Archidendron borneense

Description

Shrub or small tree to 12 m high, 12 cm in diameter. Branchlets terete or ± angled by ridges decurrent from the leaf-scars, scarcely puberulous by patent hairs, glabrescent. Leaves: Inflorescences terminal and axillary at the distal leaves, puberulous, consisting of pedunculate umbels aggregated into panicles to c. 40 by 50 cm; Flowers pentamerous, bisexual. Stamens cream, to c. 20 mm, tube equalling the corolla- tube or shorter. Ovary solitary, densely puberulous. Seeds black, ellipsoid, compressed, c. 9 by 7 by 4 mm.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Sumatera (Sumatera present), Bengkali Is present, Bila present
Malesia: Sumatra (Bengkali Is., Bila), Borneo.

Taxonomy

For notes on variation see Nielsen, l.с.

Citation

Cockb. - in Trees Sabah. 1976: 195
Merr., Enum. Born. 1921: 292
Kosterm. - in Adansonia. 1966: 354