Archidendron borneense

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Archidendron borneense


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.


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


For notes on variation see Nielsen, l.с.


Merr. 1921: Enum. Born. p 292
Cockb. 1976 – In: Trees Sabah. p 195
Kosterm. 1966 – In: Adansonia. p 354